Greg Page, Nate Northington, Wilbur Hackett, and Houston Hogg

University of Kentucky, sculpture by J Brett Grill


Greg Page

A chiseled defensive end from Middlesboro, Kentucky and a charismatic teammate who died as a result of an accident during practice his sophomore year.

Mel Page, Greg’s brother

Mel Page, Greg’s brother

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Nate Northington

A fleet running back and outstanding student from Thomas Jefferson High School in Louisville recruited to play football for UK by Kentucky Governor Edward Breathitt.


Wilbur Hackett

A cocky, 5 foot 9 inch linebacker from Louisville Manual High who was elected by his 100 white UK teammates to be the first black team captain of any team in any sport in the Southeastern Conference. 


Houston Hogg

A laconic country kid and outstanding running back from Daviess County High School who today is recognized and honored for his community work in his home town of Owensboro, Kentucky.