Former Bloom Township High School football player Bryant Young part of 2022 NFL Hall of Fame induction class

Former Bloom Township High School football player Bryant Young part of 2022 NFL Hall of Fame induction class

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ailing (TOC) — A soccer participant who bought his begin within the south suburbs is about to obtain his sports activities’ highest honor.

Bryant Younger shall be inducted into the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Younger was a defensive sort out for the San Francisco 49ers.

The Bloom Township Excessive College band is getting some observe with the combat music. They are going to be taking part in it many instances as they march within the NFL Corridor of Fame parade in Canton, Ohio in honor of one in all their most well-known alumni. Former San Francisco 49er defensive sort out Bryant Younger is amongst this yr’s corridor of fame class.

“So few excessive faculties get to have an alumni inducted into the Corridor of Fame, to start with, and to have the band invited to return and carry out,” mentioned Director of Bands Michael Bielecki.

Bryant was an all-state athlete in three sports activities for Bloom graduating in 1990. He then attended faculty at Notre Dame and have become a first-round draft choose of the 49ers. He received a Tremendous Bowl and performed in 4 Professional Bowls with the 49ers. His signed jersey hangs within the hallway of the varsity.

“I can not say sufficient about Bryant Younger,” Bloom Athletic Director Joe Reda mentioned. “It is enormous that he is a Corridor of Fame participant, however he is at all times been a Corridor of Fame particular person.”

Reda mentioned Younger stayed near the neighborhood. He ran soccer camps for younger gamers and donated autographed objects for fundraisers.

“Along with his jersey and an image on the wall, this makes him come to life for our children,” mentioned Reda.

Whereas none of the present college students on the college have been even born when Younger was nonetheless taking part in, his Corridor of Fame induction means an ideal deal to the neighborhood.

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