Latta man named Clemson’s Hero of the Game

Latta native Carroll Allen, Sr. is recognized as Clemson's Hero of the Game during the Tigers contest against Louisville Oct. 1. (Courtesy Clemson University)
Latta native Carroll Allen, Sr. is recognized as Clemson's Hero of the Game during the Tigers contest against Louisville Oct. 1. (Courtesy Clemson University)

LATTA – Carroll Allen, Sr. served 34 years in the National Guard including service in Korea. By the time the Latta native retired in 1984, he was a Brigadier General and led a group of 3,800 guardsmen. During Clemson’s football game against Louisville Oct. 1, the school honored Allen as it’s Hero of the Game in recognition of his military service.