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Athletic Hall of Fame: Graham Pocic '08

INDUCTED 2017
Three-year starter on the offensive line for Lemont (2005-07) ... helped Lemont to three IHSA Playoff appearances and a composite 29-8 record ... three-time all-conference honoree ... all-area selection in both 2006 and 2007 ... team captain and all-state honoree as a senior in 2007 ... helped Lemont to an 11-3 record and an IHSA Class 6A State Runner-Up finish in 2007 ... helped Lemont to an 8-3 record, a South Suburban Conference-Blue Division title, and an IHSA Playoff appearance in 2006 ... helped Lemont to a 10-2 record, a Suburban Prairie Conference-East Division title, and the school’s first IHSA Quarterfinal appearance in 2005 ... four-star recruit who received more than 50 NCAA Division I scholarship offers ... played in the 2008 Offense-Defense All-Star Game ... earned four letters at the University of Illinois (2009-12) ... two-time All-Big 10 Honorable Mention selection (2010, 2012) ... voted by his teammates to serve as a team captain as a senior in 2012 ... cited as the team’s Outstanding Offensive Player in 2012 ... named to 2012 watch lists for the Outland Trophy and Rimington Trophy ... earned the 2011-12 Illinois Faculty Award for Exemplary Leadership ... anchored the Big Ten’s top rushing offense in 2010 ... shared the team’s Most Improved Player honors in 2010 ... member of 2010 (Texas Bowl) and 2011 (Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl) teams that won consecutive bowl games for the first time in program history ... signed as a free agent by the Houston Texans in 2012, and also was a member of the St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears and Pittsburgh Steelers ... also participated in track and field at Lemont.