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84 Persons in the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame:

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Abe Lemons

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
A.E. Lemons
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Given initials-only name of "A.E.". Center /forward, college teams Hardin College, Oklahoma City. Coach, teams Oklahoma City University, Pan American University, University of Texas. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1994. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Oklahoma Hall of Fame 1999. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Andre Ware

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andre Ware
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1989, team University of Houston, as quarterback. The first African-American quarterback to win the award. Teams Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars, Ottawa Rough Riders, BC Lions, Toronto Argonauts, Berlin Thunder. College Football Hall of Fame 2004. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Davey O'Brien Award 1989. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 2000. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Ben Crenshaw

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ben Daniel Crenshaw
Nickname(s):
Gentle Ben
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 19 events on the PGA Tour, including two major championships. World Golf Hall of Fame 2002. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1984. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bibb Falk

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bibb August Falk
Nickname(s):
Jockey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left field. Teams Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1962. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2007. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. ABCA Hall of Fame 1968.

Bill Bradley (football)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Calvin Bradley
Nickname(s):
Super Bill
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety, kick returner, punter. Teams University of Texas, Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings, St. Louis Cardinals. Eagles Hall of Fame 1993. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1985. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1988.

Bill Yeoman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bill Yeoman
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Team United States Military Academy ("Army"). Coach, teams Michigan State University, University of Houston. College Football Hall of Fame 2001. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2011. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bob Lilly

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lewis Lilly
Nickname(s):
Mr. Cowboy
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Texas Christian University, Dallas Cowboys. College Football Hall of Fame 1981. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1975. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2009. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2006. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bobby Dillon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Dan Dillon
Nickname(s):
The Hawk
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Blind in one eye. Teams University of Texas, Green Bay Packers. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1974. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1972. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bobby Layne

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lawrence Layne
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59, 18 days before his 60th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, Teams University of Texas, Chicago Bears, New York Bulldogs, Detroit Lions, Pittsburgh Steelers. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1963. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1973. College Football Hall of Fame 1968. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1998. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1960. Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Honor 2017. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bud McFadin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Pate McFadin
Also Known As:
Lewis "Bud" McFadin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle and linebacker on defense, as well as tackle and guard on offense. Teams University of Texas, Los Angeles Rams, Denver Broncos, Houston Oilers. College Football Hall of Fame 1983. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1950. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1973. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Burt Hooton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Burt Carlton Hooton
Nickname(s):
Happy
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams University of Texas, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1981. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2008. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Carl Lewis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Carlton Lewis
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Carol Lewis by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Specializing in sprint and long jump. Won 10 Olympic medals including 9 Olympic Gold Medal wins. 10 World Championships medals, 8 of which were gold. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2001. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2001. Jesse Owens Award 1982. Jesse Owens Award 1991. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Carol Lewis

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Carol LeGrant Lewis
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Carl Lewis by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Long jump specialist. Best long jump was 7.04 meters in 1985. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2015. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 2002.

Charles Aldrich

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Collins Aldrich
Also Known As:
Charles "Ki" Aldrich
Nickname(s):
Ki
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center, linebacker. Teams Texas Christian University, Chicago Cardinals, Washington Redskins. College Football Hall of Fame 1960. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1983. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Charlie Krueger

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Andrew Krueger
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams Texas A&M University, San Francisco 49ers. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. College Football Hall of Fame 1983. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Cliff Gustafson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cliff Gustafson
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, baseball team University of Texas. ABCA Hall of Fame 1992. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1983. National College Baseball Hall of Fame 2006. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Clyde Drexler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Austin Drexler
Nickname(s):
The Glide
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 32 days before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shooting guard / small forward. Teams University of Houston, Portland Trail Blazers, Houston Rockets, Dream Team. Coach, team University of Houston. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2004. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Olympic Gold Medal 1992.

Clyde Littlefield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Littlefield
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Track and field coach, later football coach, team University of Texas. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1981. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1961. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Dana X. Bible

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dana Xenophon Bible
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach, teams Mississippi College, Louisiana State University, Texas A&M University, University of Nebraska, University of Texas. Athletic director. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1954. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1960. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Nebraska Football Hall of Fame 1971. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Dave Parks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Wayne Parks
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver/end. Teams Texas Technological College, San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Southern California Sun. College Football Hall of Fame 2008. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Tech Football Ring of Honor 2012. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Davey O'Brien

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert David O'Brien
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1938, team Texas Christian University, as quarterback. Team Philadelphia Eagles. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame 1969. Maxwell Award 1938. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1993. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Dean Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dean Edwards Smith
Also Known As:
Dean E. Smith
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Basketball head coach, team University of North Carolina Tarheels. Recruited the university's first African-American scholarship basketball player. Pushed for equal treatment for African Americans by local businesses. Supporter of Democratic party causes. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1996. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2013. Dick Enberg Award 1999. FIBA Hall of Fame 2007. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1983. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Henry Iba Award 1979. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1998. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1997. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2015. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1980. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Doak Walker

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ewell Doak Walker Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1948, team Southern Methodist University, as halfback. Team Detroit Lions. College Football Hall of Fame 1959. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1967. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1997. Maxwell Award 1947. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1998. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1973. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2011. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Don Meredith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Don Meredith
Nickname(s):
Dandy Don
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback for team Dallas Cowboys, threw for 17,199 yards and 111 touchdowns. TV program Monday Night Football. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1976. College Football Hall of Fame 1982. Bert Bell Award 1966. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Don Trull

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donald Dean Trull
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Baylor University, Houston Oilers, Boston Patriots, Edmonton Eskimos, Houston Texans, Shreveport Steamer. College Football Hall of Fame 2013. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1962. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1963. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014.

Donny Anderson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gary Don Anderson
Birth Date:
Age today:
75, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, punter. Teams Texas Tech University, Green Bay Packers, St. Louis Cardinals. College Football Hall of Fame 1989. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1983. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 2003. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Tech Football Ring of Honor 2012. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Doug English

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lowell Douglas English
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Height 6' 5". Teams University of Texas, Detroit Lions. College Football Hall of Fame 2011. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1986. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1997. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014.

E.J. Holub

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Emil Joseph Holub
Also Known As:
E. J. Holub
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center and linebacker. Teams Texas Tech University, Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1976. College Football Hall of Fame 1986. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1987. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Tech Football Ring of Honor 2012. East-West Shrine Game Hall of Fame 2008. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Eddie Sutton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Eugene Sutton
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach for 36 years, various colleges, a win-loss of 806-326. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2009. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2011. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Henry Iba Award 1977. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014.

Elvin Hayes

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elvin Ernest Hayes
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hright 6' 9". Power forward / Center. Teams San Diego / Houston Rocket, Baltimore / Capital / Washington Bullets, Houston Rockets. Breitbard Hall of Fame 2003. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1990. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1974. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Frank Broyles

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Franklin Broyles
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, then coach. Team University of Arkansas. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1967. College Football Hall of Fame 1983. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 1995. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1991. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1999. Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame 1960. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 2007.

Fred Couples

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Steven Couples
Nickname(s):
Boom Boom
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 64 professional tournaments, including the 1992 Masters. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 2000. World Golf Hall of Fame 2013. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Fred Wolcott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Fred Wolcott
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hurdles, world records in early 1040s. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2005. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1958. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame. Snyder Athletic Hall of Fame 2005. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Grant Teaff

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Grant Garland Teaff
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker in college. Coach, teams McMurry University, Angelo State University, Baylor University. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 2006. College Football Hall of Fame 2001. Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award 1974. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1998. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Hakeem Olajuwon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Akeem Olajuwon
Also Known As:
Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon
Nickname(s):
The Dream
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center. Teams University of Houston, Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors. Became a US citizen April 1993. Olympic Gold Medal 1996. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2008. NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1994. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. FIBA Hall of Fame 2016. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Harrison Stafford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Harrison Stafford
Nickname(s):
Harry
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams University of Texas, New York Giants. College Football Hall of Fame 1975. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1959. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1987. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Hayden Fry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Hayden Fry
Birth Date:
Age today:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team Baylor University as a quarterback. Head coach for teams Southern Methodist University, North Texas State University, University of Iowa. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2004. College Football Hall of Fame 2003. Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2010. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1997. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 2005. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Jack Pardee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Perry Pardee
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 18 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker and fullback. Teams Texas A&M University, Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins. Coach for multiple leagues, teams Florida Blazers, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, San Diego Chargers, Houston Gamblers, University of Houston, Houston Oilers, Birmingham Barracudas. College Football Hall of Fame 1986. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1990. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1988. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. NFL Player of the Year 1971. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

James Street

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Lowell Street
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Team University of Texas. Also pitcher on baseball team, pitched a no-hitter. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1999. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1999. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1982. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

James Williams

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Williams
Nickname(s):
Froggy
Froggie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Left end and kicker. Team Rice University. College Football Hall of Fame 1965. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1971. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Jess Neely

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jess Claiborne Neely
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head football coach at teams Southwestern University, Clemson University, Rice University. Also head baseball coach at the University of Alabama, Clemson University and Rice University. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1967. College Football Hall of Fame 1971. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1966. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Jim Swink

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James E. Swink
Nickname(s):
The Rusk Rambler
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Later a surgeon. Halfback. Teams Texas Christian University, Dallas Texans. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1989. College Football Hall of Fame 1980. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2000. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1989. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Jody Conradt

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Addie Jo Conradt
Birth Date:
Age today:
77, 8 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also volleyball. College team Baylor University. Coach, teams Sam Houston State University, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 1999.

John David Crow

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John David Crow
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heisman Trophy 1957, team Texas A&M University, as halfback. Teams Chicago Cardinals, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers. College Football Hall of Fame 1976. TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Hall of Fame 2001. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1976. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Chic Harley Award 1957. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

John Kimbrough

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Kimbrough
Nickname(s):
Haskell Hurricane
Jarrin' John
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback / quarterback. Teams Texas A&M University, New York Americans, Los Angeles Dons. Head coach, teams Baylor University, West Texas A&M University. Member of the Texas Legislature as a Democrat. Fighter pilot in the Pacific during World War II. Movies Sundown Jim, The Lone Star Ranger. College Football Hall of Fame 1954. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2000. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Ken Hatfield

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ken Hatfield
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 16 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive back. Team University of Arkansas. Coach, teams University of Arkansas, US Air Force Academy, Clemson University, Rice University. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 2015. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1989. Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award 1983. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 2009. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2015.

Kyle Rote

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Kyle Rote
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
first cousin of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, wide receiver. Teams Southern Methodist University, New York Giants. College Football Hall of Fame 1964. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2003. New Rochelle Walk of Fame 2017. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1969. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Lamar Hunt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lamar Hunt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Promoter of American football, soccer, basketball, tennis and ice hockey. Co-founder of the American Football League. Hall of Famous Missourians 2008. Chiefs Hall of Fame 1970. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1993. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972. Reds Bagnell Award 1992. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. National Soccer Hall of Fame 1982. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Lance Alworth

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lance Dwight Alworth
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wide receiver. Teams San Diego Chargers, Dallas Cowboys. College Football Hall of Fame 1984. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978. San Diego Hall of Champions 1972. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1979. San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame 1977. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2005. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1972. NFL Player of the Year 1967. NFL Player of the Year 1969. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014.

Loyd Phillips

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Loyd Phillips
Birth Date:
Age today:
73, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle/end, teams University of Arkansas, Chicago Bears. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1986. College Football Hall of Fame 1992. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2001. Outland Trophy 1966. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2000. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014.

Malcolm Kutner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Malcolm James Kutner
Nickname(s):
Mal
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

End, defensive back. Teams University of Texas, Chicago Cardinals. College Football Hall of Fame 1974. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1965. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Michael Carter

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael D'Andrea Carter
Nickname(s):
Mike
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Nose Tackle. Teams Southern Methodist University, San Francisco 49ers. Shot put in track meets. National High School Hall of Fame 2010. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2011.

Michael Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Duane Johnson
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1992 in the 4x400 relay, Olympic Gold Medal 1996 in the 200m and 400m dash, Olympic Gold Medal 2000 in the 400m event. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2004. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Jesse Owens Award 1994. Jesse Owens Award 1995. Jesse Owens Award 1996. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Nolan Richardson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Nolan Richardson
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward, team Texas Western College. Coach, teams University of Tulsa, University of Arkansas, Tulsa Shock. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2014. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2008. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Otis Birdsong

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Otis Lee Birdsong
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shooting guard / point guard. Teams University of Houston, Kansas City Kings, New Jersey Nets, Boston Celtics. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2008. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2018. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 2000.

Payne Stewart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Payne Stewart
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer. Wore classic style golf clothing. Died when his private jet apparently lost cabin pressure and later crashed. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. World Golf Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Randy Matson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Randel Matson
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot put. Olympic Gold Medal 1968. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1990. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2012. National High School Hall of Fame 1988. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Roger Clemens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Roger Clemens
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, New York Yankees. Accused of steroid use. Tried for perjury, found not guilty. Cy Young Award 1986. Cy Young Award 1987. Cy Young Award 1991. Cy Young Award 1997. Cy Young Award 1998. Cy Young Award 2001. Cy Young Award 2004. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1994. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 2014.

Roosevelt Leaks

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roosevelt Leaks Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Running back. Teams University of Texas, Baltimore Colts, Buffalo Bills. College Football Hall of Fame 2006. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2002. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1985. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Sammy Baugh

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Adrian Baugh
Nickname(s):
Slingin' Sammy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback, defensive back and punter. Teams Texas Christian University, Washington Redskins. College Football Hall of Fame 1951. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 1999. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963. Washington Redskins Ring of Fame. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2010. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2008. NFL Player of the Year 1947. NFL Player of the Year 1948. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Sheryl Swoopes

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sheryl Denise Swoopes
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College teams South Plains College, Texas Tech University. Pro teams Houston Comets, Seattle Storm, Tulsa Shock. Coach, teams Mercer Island High School, Loyola University (Chicago). Olympic Gold Medal 1996. Olympic Gold Medal 2000. Olympic Gold Medal 2004. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Women's Hall of Fame 2004. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 2017. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Honda Sports Award 1993.

Sidney Moncrief

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Sidney A. Moncrief
Nickname(s):
Sid the Squid
Sir Sid
El Sid
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Teams University of Arkansas, Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks. Coach, teams University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Fort Worth Flyers. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1993. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2018. National High School Hall of Fame 1992. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1998.

Slater Martin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Slater Nelson Martin Jr.
Also Known As:
Slater N. Martin
Nickname(s):
Dugie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86, 4 days before his 87th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard. Teams Minneapolis Lakers, New York Knicks, St. Louis Hawks. As coach, teams St. Louis Hawks, Houston Mavericks. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1982. National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1962. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Steve Worster

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Steve Worster
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, fullback. Teams University of Texas, Hamilton Tiger-Cats. One of the original participants in the wishbone formation. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2003. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1986. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1992. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Ted Lyons

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Amar Lyons
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher, manager. Team Chicago White Sox. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1960. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1955. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Thomas Everett

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Gregory Everett
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety. Teams Baylor University, Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, Tampa Bay Buccaneers. College Football Hall of Fame 2006. Jim Thorpe Award 1986. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2015.

Tobin Rote

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Tobin Cornelius Rote
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin of
first cousin once removed of

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Rice Institute, Green Bay Packers, Detroit Lions, Toronto Argonauts, San Diego Chargers, Denver Broncos. Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1974. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Tom Kite

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Oliver Kite Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

19 PGA Tour victories. World Golf Hall of Fame 2004. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1984. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Tom Landry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Wade Landry
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Coach. Invented the now-popular "4-3 defense" as well as the "Flex defense." Team Dallas Cowboys. Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor 1993. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990. Senior Bowl Hall of Fame 1993. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1990. Paul Brown Trophy 1987. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Federation of Christian Athletes Hall of Champions 1991. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1988. National High School Hall of Fame 1991. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1971. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Walter Camp Distinguished American Award 1986.

Tommy Kramer

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Francis Kramer
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Rice University, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints. College Football Hall of Fame 2012. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1984. Sammy Baugh Trophy 1976. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Wayne Harris

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Carroll Wayne Harris
Nickname(s):
Thumper
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 31 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Linebacker. Teams University of Arkansas, Calgary Stampeders. Alberta Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1976. College Football Hall of Fame 2004. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2015.

Weldon Humble

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Weldon Gaston Humble
Nickname(s):
Hum
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 10 days before his 77th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard. Teams Cleveland Browns, Dallas Texans. College Football Hall of Fame 1961. Orange Bowl Hall of Fame 1986. Rice Athletics Hall of Fame 1970. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. South Texas Football Hall of Fame 1969. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Wilson Whitley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wilson Whitley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Defensive tackle. Teams University of Houston, Cincinnati Bengals, Houston Oilers. Died of a heart condition. College Football Hall of Fame 2007. Knute Rockne Memorial Trophy 1976. Rotary Lombardi Award 1976. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 1986. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Yale Lary

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Yale Lary
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Safety, punter, return specialist. Teams Texas A&M University, Detroit Lions. Texas House of Representatives, as a Democrat, from 1959 to 1963. American Football Kicking Hall of Fame 2010. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Zach Thomas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Zachary Michael Thomas
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Middle linebacker. Teams Texas Tech University, Miami Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys. Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Hall of Fame 2015. College Football Hall of Fame 2015. Miami Dolphin Honor Roll 2012. Texas High School Football Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Tech Football Ring of Honor 2016. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2014.
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