Four former BYU athletes and one longtime athletic department staff member will be inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame tonight in ceremonies at the Cougar Club room at Cougar Stadium.
Floyd Johnson, Karen Kennington Jeppson, Henry Marsh, Mike Moss and Brad Oates will be honored.Johnson has spent over 30 years at BYU, many of them as the equipment manager.
He has designed special equiment to reduce injuries, as well as acted as an adviser to hundreds of athletes.
Jeppson, BYU's first female all-America tennis player, was a top regional and national player and was nationally ranked in doubles in 1977 when she was chosen to play on the U.S. Junior Federation Cup Team. She was named all-America by the USTA in 1977-78.
Marsh, a four-time Olympian and five-time all-America steeplechaser, was ranked three times as the world's top steeplechaser and set the American record four times.
Moss was a star baseball player for the Cougars in the mid-70s, being named all-America and batting .390. A star catcher, he was an all-conference selection.
Oates played for BYU's football team 1973-75. He was all-WAC and co-captain his last two seasons and named second team all-America. He went on to play in the NFL with four teams.