For Tommy and Jane Suggs it has been a “marriage-long” dream of theirs to be able to give back to the University of South Carolina in a significant way with a substantial gift.

That’s why the evening of Friday, Sept. 16, was so special to them as before family and friends the Tommy Suggs Garnet Way was officially dedicated.

The special ribbon-cutting ceremony on the evening featured many of Tommy Suggs’ former Gamecock football teammates in attendance as well as their family and friends. In addition in attendance on the special evening were many of Tommy Suggs’ Sigma Nu fraternity brothers.

Before the Suggs family cut the ribbon on the special evening, South Carolina athletics director Ray Tanner talked with everyone in attendance about just how much the Suggs have meant to the University of South Carolina.

“Tommy has been a longtime teammate of our program,” Tanner said of the former Gamecock quarterback, who helped lead the Gamecocks to the 1969 ACC title.

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