Steve Largent to be honored

Friday, November 3rd 2006, 3:34 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Former Tulsa receiver Steve Largent will be inducted into the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame at Boise State University at a ceremony later this month.

Largent led the nation with 14 touchdown catches in 1974 and 1975 before going on to play 14 years in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks.

The 1988 NFL Man of the Year will be honored for his community service over the past three decades.

A former Congressman, Largent is currently president and CEO of a nonprofit group that represents wireless data and Internet companies in Washington.

Other inductees will be baseball Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew and former NBA player Steve Smith.

The induction ceremony is November 30th in Boise.