An Auburn legend has earned his place in history.
[autotag]Takeo Spikes[/autotag], who played linebacker for Auburn from 1996-97, was inducted into the Georgia High School Football Hall of Fame on Sunday. He, along with 44 other members, was included in the inaugural class.
Spikes joins College Football legends Herschel Walker and Buck Belue from Georgia, Eric Berry from Tennessee, and Charlie Ward from Florida State, as well as NFL Hall of Famers Calvin Johnson, Champ Bailey, Shannon Sharpe, and Frank Tarkenton as those inducted on the first ballot.
During his Auburn career, Spikes recorded 268 total tackles, 13 for loss. He would go on to play 15 years in the NFL for five different franchises, most notably as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, where he spent five seasons. He also played for the Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, and the San Diego Chargers.
He would also go on to play in two Pro Bowls and was a member of the All-Rookie team in 1998.
Yesterday, I was inducted into the inaugural class of the Georgia High School Football Hall of Fame.
It’s a huge honor to be immortalized with some of the greatest to ever play in Georgia.
— Takeo Spikes, M.B.A (@TakeoSpikes51) October 23, 2022
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