|Sport(s) Played:||Baseball, Men's Basketball|
Dewayne Patrick graduated from North Georgia in 1957 after starring as a two-sport athlete, excelling at both baseball and basketball. Patrick’s long-time friend Richard Colemon introduced the 50’s legend who is known as the “best of the best” by his classmates.
He was a guard on the basketball team and was an outstanding ball handler, dribbler and shooter. During his junior season, Patrick led the team in scoring averaging 18.8 points per game. He also played third base and was a pitcher for the baseball team.
He was voted “Most Athletic” by his classmates during his senior year and was awarded the Most Valuable Player award for company football in 1956.