All Stars

The celebrity high school football hall of fame.

October 1999By Comments


Blackie Sherrod sportswriter, Belton High School Tigers, class of 1937
Larry Gatlin singer, Odessa High School Bronchos, ’66
Roy Spence advertising executive, Brownwood High School Lions, ’67
Rick Perry lieutenant governor, Paint Creek School Pirates, ’68
Richard Linklater filmmaker, Huntsville High School Hornets, 1976—1978
Tony Garza railroad commissioner, St. Joseph’s Academy Bloodhounds (Brownsville), ’77
Jamie Foxx actor, Terrell High School Tigers, ’86

Running Back
Patrick Swayze ‘ actor, Waltrip High School Rams (Houston), ’71
George Strait singer, Pearsall High School Mavericks, ’70
Clay Walker singer, Vidor High School Pirates, ’87

Larry L. King author, Midland High School Bulldogs, 1944—1945
Bud Shrake author, Paschal High School Panthers (Fort Worth), ’49
John Erickson author, Perryton High School Rangers, ’62

Tommy Lee Jones actor, St. Mark’s School of Texas Lions (Dallas), ’65

Red McCombs owner of the Minnesota Vikings, Sundeen High School Eagles (Corpus Christi), ’44
Joe Don Baker actor, Groesbeck High School Goats, ’54


Pete Laney Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, Hale Center High School Owls, ’61
Tom Hicks financier, Thomas Jefferson High School Yellow Jackets (Port Arthur), ’64

Terrence Malick filmmaker, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School Spartans (Austin), ’61

Stone Cold Steve Austin professional wrestler, Edna High School Cowboys, ’83

Defensive Back
Powers Boothe actor, Snyder High School Tigers, ’66
Mike Hargrove manager of the Cleveland Indians, Perryton High School Rangers, ’68
Kirk Watson mayor of Austin, Boswell High School Pioneers (Saginaw), ’76

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