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Introduced in the Senate on March 5, 2019
Adopted by the Senate on March 5, 2019
Summary: Javon Hargrave
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Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3/5/2019 Senate Introduced and adopted (Senate Journal-page 6)
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TO HONOR AND RECOGNIZE JAVON HARGRAVE FOR HIS ILLUSTRIOUS CAREER AS A DEFENSIVE LINEMAN WITH THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS.
Whereas, the South Carolina Senate is proud to recognize Javon Hargrave for his outstanding career in football; and
Whereas, a native of Salisbury, North Carolina, Javon Hargrave graduated Magna Cum Laude with honors, with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Communication, from South Carolina State University in 2016; and
Whereas, as a defensive lineman with South Carolina State, Javon started all forty-seven games in four seasons and led the team in tackles for loss and sacks in 2014-15. He set the school record with 6.5 sacks in a single game and led the nation in tackles for loss in 2014, with 23.5, along with 16 sacks; and
Whereas, as a college athlete, Javon received a number of honors and awards, including All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference First Team honors, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year in back-to-back seasons, Sheridan Broadcasting Network's Mel Blount National Defensive Player of the Year in back-to-back seasons, Box-to-Row National Defensive Player of the Year in back-to-back seasons, and placement on numerous All-American teams, notably by the Associated Press, Stats FCS, Boxtorow, Sheridan Broadcasting Network, Walter Camp, and Sports Madness; and
Whereas, in the 2016 National Football League Draft, Javon was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round. He was picked eighty-ninth overall; and
Whereas, in his career with the Steelers, Javon has seen action in forty-seven contests during the regular season, with thirty-nine starts. He has tallied 108 tackles, 71 of which were solo, and 10.5 sacks in his time with the team; and
Whereas, the members of the South Carolina Senate appreciate the pride and recognition that Javon Leonard has brought to the State of South Carolina and look forward to a future filled with further accomplishments by this talented athlete. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, honor and recognize Javon Hargrave for his illustrious career as a defensive lineman with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Javon Hargrave.
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