Vallos named to Wake Forest Hall of Fame


Former Boardman and Wake Forest offensive tackle Steve Vallos was elected into the Wake Forest Sports Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Vallos earned first team All-ACC honors at offensive tackle in 2006 as he helped the Demon Deacons win the ACC Championship.

He earned first team All-America honors in 2006 from both Sports Illustrated and the Sporting News and finished his career with 48 career starts, the most-ever among Deacon offensive linemen.

A seventh round draft pick of the Seattle Seahawks in the 2007 NFL Draft, Vallos played seven seasons in the NFL with the Seahawks, Browns, Eagles, Jaguars and Broncos, earning a berth in Super Bowl XLVIII with the Denver Broncos.

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