Adolph Scissum

Adolph Scissum

  • Year Inducted : 2019
  • Sport : wrestling

About Inductee


Adolph Scissum joins his brother Willard, who was inducted into the local Hall of Fame in 2007 after a celebrated football career at Lee High School, Alabama and the NFL. Adolph, who is now the Director of Campus Services at Alabama A&M, also played football at Lee but he was known primarily for his skills as a wrestler. He wrestled first at Chapman and later at Lee, where his record was 73-7-2. He was the state high school runner-up at 185 pounds in 1977 and was the heavyweight state champion his senior year in 1978. Offered appointments to West Point, Annapolis, and the Air Force Academy, he chose Navy, where he became a three-year varsity wrestling letterman from 1980-82. After his military career, he returned to Huntsville and eventually started his own company before accepting a job at Alabama A&M.

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