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Founders Day: 11 Kappa Alpha Psi HBCU Legends

Kappa Alpha Psi was founded on Jan. 5, 1911 at Indiana University Bloomington. Thousands of young men have pledged and served the community with this esteemed organization. Many of those young men went on to leave their mark on the sports world. Here are a few notable names.

Happy Founders Day, gentlemen.

John Chaney

Best known for his time at Temple’s basketball coach, Chaney is a member of Bethune-Cookman’s Gamma Theta Chapter.

Ben Jobe 

One of college basketball’s most underrated coaches, Jobe is a member of Fisk University’s Alpha Delta Chapter.

Sam Jones

The man with the second most rings as a player in NBA history is a member of North Carolina Central’s Alpha Kappa Chapter.

Lem Barney

Before he was a Hall of Fame defensive back for the Lions, Barney was a member of Jackson State’s Delta Delta Chapter.

Willie Davis 

The Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer is a member of Grambling State’s Gamma Psi Chapter.

Earl Holmes

The former Pittsburgh Steeler linebacker is a member of Florida A&M’s Alpha Xi Chapter.

Willie Jefferies 

The former South Carolina State coach (and first-ever black FBS coach) is a member of South Carolina State’s Alpha Lambda Chapter.

Greg Lloyd 

The former Pittsburgh Steeler Linebacker is a member of Fort Valley State’s Gamma Zeta Chapter.

Ace Mumford 

The man who helped mold Southern University’s football program was a member of Wilberforce’s Delta Chapter.

Johnny Sample

The only man to have won championships in the AFL and NFL, as well as a Super Bowl, Sample was a member of Maryland State (UMES) Gamma Xi Chapter.

Aeneas Williams 

The Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive back is a member of Southern’s Alpha Sigma Chapter.

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