John Louis Hallow attended and played football for East Carolina from 1953-55 and was the school's first All-American.
He won the Outstanding Defensive Player award all three years and was named to All-North State Conference team three times from 1953-55.
In 1953 and '54, Hallow helped lead the Pirates to a pair of North State Conference titles. He was also the recipient of East Carolina's Most Valuable Player Award, named to the Little All-America team by the Associated Press and twice awarded the Lanche Blocking Trophy.
Hallow was drafted out of college by the Los Angeles Rams.