Lester Gaither
Lester Gaither
Organization: Football

Lester Gaither is inducted into the WSSU C.E. “Big House” Gaines Athletic Hall of Fame for his accomplishments on the football field for the Rams.  A member of the Rams’ football team from 1946-1949 playing under head coach Clarence “Big House” Gaines, Gaither compiled a stellar four-year career for the Rams, helping to lay the foundations of success for WSSU football en route to compiling a 20-12-1 record as a student-athlete.  During his athletic career, and most notable following his career at WSSU, Gaither helped Gaines recruit the New York City metro area for basketball and football talent.