2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

Coach Ken Bramlett

Coach Ken Bramlett is an accomplished championship football coach and athletic director who served Clinton High, Forest High, Mississippi College, Prentiss High, and Northwest Community College.  Ken is a native of Jefferson, Texas, where he lettered in football, baseball, and basketball at Jefferson High.  He lettered in football and baseball at Perkinston Junior College and Mississippi College before entering the coaching ranks in 1956.  Coach Bramlett started his 20-year coaching career as an assistant at Clinton High.  He arrived at Forest High in 1957 where he served two stints as athletic director and head football coach and guided his teams to two Little Dixie Conference titles in 1959 and 1969.  Ken returned to Mississippi College as head baseball coach and assistant football coach before moving to Prentiss High in 1963 again as athletic director and head football coach.  After working back at Forest High from 1966 to 1970, Coach Bramlett entered the JUCO ranks where he was athletic director, head football coach, and Dean of Student Personnel at Northwest Community College from 1970 to 1976.  Overall, he led his high school and JUCO teams to a record of 92 wins, 69 losses, and 4 ties.  He is a two-time Little Dixie Conference Coach of the Year who served as President of the Little Dixie Conference and as a member of the MAC Board of Directors.  He was Athletic Director for the Rankin County School District from 1981-1992. Coach Bramlett is a longtime community leader who served the Mississippi Community College Coaches Association and the Mississippi and National Association of School Administrators.  Ken was inducted into the Mississippi College Athletics Hall of Fame in 2003. 

Coach Harold "Junior " Graham

Coach Junior Graham is a sterling championship football coach and athletic director who led programs at Duck Hill, Winona, Weir, Eupora, Winston Academy, and Winona Christian School.  Born in Greenville and a graduate of Ethel High, Coach Graham earned his college degrees at Mississippi State before starting his 31-year coaching career as an assistant at Duck Hill.  He worked two seasons as an assistant at Winona High before arriving at Weir in 1993.  He guided the Weir Lions as athletic director and head football coach from 2000 to 2007 and paced his teams to 4 district crowns, 3 North State titles, and the 2003 Class 1A State Championship.  He departed Weir for Eupora where he worked again as athletic director and head football coach from 2007 to 2015 and coached the Eagles to 3 district titles and the 2012 North State championship.  Junior coached at Winston Academy for one season before arriving at Winona Christian where his teams captured 2 district titles.  Coach Graham’s football teams compiled a record of 182 wins and 57 losses while winning 8 district titles, 4 North State crowns, and 1 state championship.  An 8-time District Coach of the Year, Junior served as an assistant coach in 2004 and as head coach in 2012 in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Classic.  He also worked as an assistant coach in 2003 and as head coach in 2006 in the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Classic.  Coach Graham was scout coach in the 2010 Bernard Blackwell All-Star Classic and in the 2011 Mississippi/Alabama All-Star game.  Junior is a distinguished member of the MAC who served as Vice President in 2009 and as President in 2010.  He was a member of the MHSAA Executive Board, Legislative Board, and vice president and president of District 4.  Coach Graham has given back to the profession as a clinic speaker at Southern Miss, Ole Miss, Louisville, High, and MAC football events.  He served as an alderman for 7 years for the town of McCool.

Coach Geary Jackson

Coach Geary Jackson is an outstanding championship basketball and track coach who led programs at Waynesboro Central, Wayne County, Meridian, and Wayne Academy.   Geary is a native of Waynesboro and a graduate of Waynesboro Central and Southern Miss.  He began his 35-year coaching career in 1973 at his alma mater at Waynesboro Central.  After serving one season as an assistant, he took over the basketball program for the next 15 years until 1989.  Geary paced the Waynesboro Central hoops squad to 6 district titles, 4 South State crowns, and 2 state championships in 1981 and 1983.  Coach Jackson guided the boys and girls track programs and led the boys squad to 11 district championships, 7 conference titles, and the 1983 South State title.  His girls squads captured 6 district championships and 4 conference titles.  He worked for 2 seasons as head basketball and track coach at Wayne County High from 1989 to 1991 where he coached the boys’ track team to 2 conference championships while his girls’ team claimed 1 district title.  After coaching at Meridian High for 8 years, he left the coaching ranks for one season and then returned to Wayne County in 2000 where he led the hoops and track teams for 7 seasons gaining another 3 district titles in basketball.  He coached at Wayne Academy from 2010 to 2012 picking up another district title and a South State crown in basketball and a district championship in boys’ track.  Overall, his boys’ basketball teams won 10 district crowns, 5 South State titles, and 2 state championships while rolling up a mark of 679 wins and 247 losses out of 926 games coached.  His boys track teams won 12 district titles, 9 conference championships, and 1 South State crown.  Geary’s girls track teams earned a total of 7 district titles and 4 conference championships.  Coach Jackson served as a coach in the 1983 Mississippi High School All-Star basketball game, and is a three-time Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Classic basketball coach in 1993, 2002, and 2003.   Geary served on the MAC Board of Directors for 15 years and was vice president in 1998 and MAC President in 1999.

Coach M.C. Miller

Coach M. C. Miller is an acclaimed championship football coach and athletic director who led programs at Noxubee County and Louisville.  Born in Louisville, Coach Miller was an All Big-Eight football and baseball star at Camile Street High who earned his college degrees at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas, and at Alcorn.  M. C. launched his 45-year coaching career in 1974 at Noxubee County where he worked as an assistant coach before being named head coach in 1977.  He would later leave for Louisville High where he coached from 1987 to 1995 before coming back to Noxubee County as head coach.  After 15 seasons, he would return to Louisville again as head coach.  In two stints at Noxubee County, he guided the Tigers to 6 district crowns, 1 North State title, and the 2008 State Championship.  At Louisville, he led the Wildcats to 7 district titles, 4 North State honors, and 4 state championships in 1991, 1993, 2013, and 2018.  As an assistant and head coach, his football programs combined for 11 district crowns, 5 North State titles, and 5 state championships.  Coach Miller’s teams compiled a record of 282 wins, 131 losses, and 4 ties.  He has been honored with 7 coach of the year awards by the districts, the Clarion Ledger, the Commercial Dispatch, the MAC, and the Army Bowl.  He served as head coach in the 2003 Bernard Blackwell All-Star Classic and in the 2010 Mississippi/Alabama All-Star football game.  A longtime MAC member, Coach Miller is also a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Association and the Nike Association of Coaches.

Coach Kenny Robinson

Coach Kenny Robinson is a versatile and highly successful championship coach who has spent his entire coaching career at Mize High.  Kenny hails from Raleigh where he was a four-sport letterman and won the All-Sports Award at Raleigh High.  He received college degrees from Southern Miss and William Carey.  Coach Robinson joined the coaching ranks in 1981 at Mize where he has remained for 38 years from 1981 to 2019.  He worked as an assistant football coach for 16 years before taking over as head coach for another 22 seasons.  Kenny has coached football, basketball, track, cross country, golf, tennis, and softball for the Mize Bulldogs.  He has the distinction of coaching in 466 consecutive football games and has never missed a high school game in any sport he coached at Mize.  Coach Robinson led the football team to 10 district titles, 2 South state crowns, and two Class 1A State Championships in 2000 and 2004.  His gridiron teams had 192 wins and 89 losses and a sparkling district record of 88-19 while making 22 straight playoff appearances with 20 winning seasons.  Kenny’s best Mize football team was the 2004 squad that finished a perfect 15-0, was ranked no. 1 in the AP Little Ten, and led all Mississippi high schools in offense.  He paced the cross country team to 3 district titles and the 1995 Class 1A State championship; the girls track team to 6 district crowns, 2 conference titles, and 2 South State championships; and the golf team to 3 district titles and 3 state runner-up finishes.  He worked as Mize athletic director for 22 years overseeing an 8-person athletic staff and 254 students while continuing to teach and coach.  Coach Robinson received 16 coach of the year honors during his career including 10 district awards, and accolades from the MAC, the Clarion Ledger, the Laurel Leader Call, the Taylorsville Post, and WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg.  He received the MAC Athletic Director of the Year Award in 2016.  Kenny was an assistant coach in 1996 and head coach in 2005 in the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Classic.  He was an assistant coach in 2001 and head coach in 2007 in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star football game and worked as an administrative coach in the same game in 2017 and 2018.  Coach Robinson served in multiple capacities with the MAC including membership in the Board of Directors, the football committee, and the executive committee along with a term as vice president and president from 2007 to 2009.  Kenny also provided leadership to the MHSAA as a member of the legislative, district executive, and class 1A-6A committees.  Coach Robinson is a frequent speaker who has appeared at Ole Miss, Southern Miss, Mississippi State, and MAC clinics.