Henry L. “Hook” Stone


Born: September 11, 1903

Died: 1972

Hometown: Tupelo, MS

Year of Induction: 1967

 

College Career

Mississippi State (1922-1925)

• Lettered in football and basketball

 

Football Coaching Career

Copiah-Lincoln Community College (1928-1938)

• Coached football team to 8 championships in 10 years

Millsaps College (1939-1941)

 

Did You Know?

Stone got his nickname, Hook, at Mississippi State where he was famous for his hook pass on the basketball court. He could jump up for a rebound and hook the ball to a teammate before his feet touched the floor.