Crusaders announce HOF inductees

Late Tyrone McGraw among honorees


Communications Department

The football game on OCt. 29 will feature a special ceremony inducting four alumni into the Riordan Hall of Fame.

Tyrone McGraw ’06, the epitome of a remarkable student-athlete during his time at Archbishop Riordan High School and Stanford College, lost his battle to cancer at the young age of 29 on June 18, 2017.

Despite going through various physical and mental battles throughout his life, McGraw persevered and continued to excel in academics, football and track.

Tyrone McGraw ’06 will be honored on Oct. 29. (Stanford University )

“What made him so inspirational were the things he did on and off the field,” stated football player Jahkeenan Williams-Choa ’24. “He had a great relationship with everyone.”

On October 29, Riordan will host a Hall of Fame Ceremony at halftime during the Archbishop Riordan vs. Sacred Heart Cathedral game to remember and honor McGraw, along with other important figures in the football program.

Coach Jay’Sen Morris ’07stated, “Even after he graduated from Riordan, he was still trying to give back to people who had less than him, so that’s something that we want to honor and cherish within the football program.”

Honorees also include Michael Brown ’76, Rodney Glover ’91, and Terrance Wood ’97.