Covington Announces Inaugural Football Hall of Fame Class

by Hunter Bower, Owner

Five former greats of Covington High School have been named to its inaugural Football Hall of Fame Class, head coach Greg Salter announced Saturday afternoon.

Jack Salter, Mike Williams, Kyle Bruhl, Vincent Alexander and the 1976 squad were among the first inductees selected. Their induction ceremony is slated to take place Saturday, August 27, a day after the school’s Hall of Fame game against Salmen.

“Over the course of the last 100 years, the Covington High School community has taken great pride in its CHS players, teams, and coaches,” said Salter. “It is important to me that the Fighting Lion traditions and the legends that created them will never be forgotten.”

“In establishing the Covington Lion Football Hall of Fame, we will ensure that our hometown heroes live forever,” said Salter. “The inaugural HOF class of 22 includes the best of the best in players, Mike Williams, Kyle Bruhl, and Vincent Alexander, Coach Jack Salter, and the 1976 State Championship Team. These names have become synonymous with Covington Football over the years. We are proud to be able to officially recognize and honor them.”

Information on the inductees can be found below:

Jack Salter (Coach 1963-1995)

Record 256-110-8

1976 State Champions

1975, 1981, 1987 State Runner Up

15 District Championships

1981 National Coach of the Year

1975, 1976, 1987 LSWA Coach of the Year

1993 LHSAA Hall of Fame

1976 Fighting Lions (Team 1976)

1976 State Champions

Record 15-0

Offense averaged 24.6 points per game

Defense allowed 5.2 points per game

Mike Williams (Player 1969-1970)

High School

2x 1st Team All-District (Defensive Back and Running Back)

2x 1st Team All-State (Defensive Back and Running Back)

1970 1st Team All-American (Defensive Back)

1970 Honorable Mention All American (Running Back)


LSU 1974 All American

1975 1st Round Draft Pick


San Diego Chargers

Los Angeles Rams

Kyle Bruhl (Player 1974-1976)

High School

2x 1st Team All-District (Defensive Line)

2x 1st Team All-State (Defensive Line)

2x 1st Team All-American (Defensive Line)



Vincent Alexander (Player 1980-1982)

High School

2x 1st Team All-District (Running Back)

2x 1st Team All-State (Running Back)

1982 1st Team All American (Running Back)




New Orleans Saints