Daryl Stovall

Daryl Stovall from Bellevue West, who was taken in the NBA and MLB drafts, finished with 1,115 points during his Creighton career.

A pair of 1,000-point scorers from Creighton basketball and 10-year NFL veteran Ralph Brown highlight the 15-person induction class for this year’s Nebraska Black Sports Hall of Fame.

They will be honored at a dinner on Aug. 3. Retired Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne will be the keynote speaker.

John C. Johnson from Omaha Central is still 12th on CU’s career scoring chart with 1,526 points. Daryl Stovall from Bellevue West, who was taken in the NBA and MLB drafts, finished with 1,115 points.

Both made second-team All-Missouri Valley Conference, Johnson in 1979 and Stovall three years later.

Brown came from California to start all 52 NU games in his four years. The defensive back went on to play for four teams in the NFL between 2000 and 2009.

Another NFL alum being honored is Kenton Keith from Omaha Benson, who ran for more than 500 yards in his one season with the Indianapolis Colts.

Leodis Flowers from Central and Richie Ross from Lincoln High were World-Herald athletes of the year, with Ross garnering the newspaper’s award for state-college excellence in 2006.

Also entering the hall are Carri Butler-Collins from Omaha Northwest, Victor Jordan and Rudy Ross from Omaha Tech, Clarence Jones and Edward Hubbard from Omaha South, Galen Gullie from Omaha Bryan, Leah Turner and boxer Sharman Wright from Omaha North and Willie Vinson from Omaha Burke.

Flip through the photo gallery below for more on each of the 2017 inductees to the Nebraska Black Sports Hall of Fame.

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