Tag: Steve McNair

Class of 2014: Steve McNair, his Airness

Posted on: July 21,2014

  This is the fourth of a series on the MSHOF’s Class of 2014… ••• The first time I saw Steve McNair play football he was a 16-year-old junior at Mount Olive High making the State 1A Championship Game his personal playground. He kicked off through the end zone to start the game. He never […]

Remembering the great Steve 'Air' McNair

Posted on: June 29,2013

(Writer’s note: Happily, July 4 will mark the 17th anniversary of the opening of your Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Unhappily, it will be fourth anniversary of the death of Steve McNair, one of most incredible athletes these eyes have seen. Ruston Webster, a Madison native and the general manager of the Tennessee […]

Steve McNair would have been 40 today

Posted on: February 14,2013

A loving mother remembers her son Steve McNair would have been 40 today. He was a Valentine’s Day baby, born in 1973. Lucille McNair, his mother, remembers. “That boy was in a hurry,” she said. “I was in labor for less than an hour. I barely made it to the hospital.” Mrs. McNair, recovering from […]