Earl Campbell

Heisman trophy winner Earl Campbell
Books |
October 21, 2019

Why Earl Campbell Matters

A new biography of ’The Tyler Rose’ demonstrates that the legendary running back’s insistence that he wasn’t a transformative racial figure was too modest by half.

Sports |
January 21, 2013

Earl Campbell’s Third Act

Sports Illustrated catches up with the former Houston Oilers running back, painting an affecting portrait of the Tyler Rose, who overcame substance abuse addiction in 2009. …

Art |
July 31, 1991

Earl Campbell on Mount Bonnell, Austin

Photograph by Michael O’Brien Michael O’Brien put the legendary Heisman trophy winner on the highest available pedestal for this shot. Campbell joins the trio of other famous Texans —Nolan Ryan, George Strait, and former Miss USA Gretchen Polhemus—who have posed looking spiffy for Wrangler’s “Western originals” advertising campaign, created…