NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Lowcountry football legend Art Shell will be honored Friday by the Pro Football Hall of Fame as "Hometown Hall of Famer" at North Charleston High School.
Shell, an alumnus of the Bonds-Wilson High School and an 8-time Pro Bowl offensive lineman, will accept the honor at 2 p.m.
"'Hometown Hall of Famers has been warmly embraced by communities and Hall of Famers alike," said George Veras, Pro Football Hall of Fame Enterprises president and CEO.
"We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Allstate to bring the Pro Football Hall of Fame to communities across the country and congratulate Art Shell and North Charleston High School on bringing a piece of the Pro Football Hall of Fame to North Charleston."
Shell enjoyed a 14-year playing career with the Oakland Raiders, and later served as head coach on two separate stints, the first from 1989 to 1994 and the second in 2006.