Jerry Tolley

Inducted: 2011
  • Standout athlete at Edenton High, earning 15 letters and setting several state records
  • Voted Most Outstanding Player on the football team that won the 1960 state championship
  • Starred in track and football at East Carolina University
  • Set nine school records in football
  • Won two national titles and compiled a 49-11-2 record as the head football coach at Elon College (now University)
  • Believed to own the highest winning percentage (80.6) in North Carolina collegiate football lore
  • Honored with coach emeritus status at Elon