LeBeau a “Hometown Hall of Famer”

February 20, 2013 by Teresa Varley

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Steelers’ defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau is the latest to be honored as a “Hometown Hall of Famer” by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The program is done in conjunction with Allstate Insurance, recognizing Hall of Famers in the place where they got their start.

LeBeau is being honored at London High School in Ohio, with a plaque dedication and ceremony at the school. LeBeau’s family and friends, and even some former teammates will be on hand, and he will also speak to the students. In addition the area will install a sign on the highway recognizing London, Ohio as LeBeau’s hometown.

LeBeau was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2010 for his playing career that spanned 14 seasons with the Detroit Lions. LeBeau had 62 career interceptions in 185 games played.

Others who have been previously been honored as “Hometown Hall of Famers” include Art Rooney Sr., John Stallworth and Rod Woodson.

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