H.C. Burris
H.C. Burris
Year: 1985
Team: Football

One of the best ends to play Cowboy football, he was a three year starter.  Also won three letters in basketball and three in tennis. Named to the small college All-America team in 1941. Drafted by the Chicago Bears, He opted to play for the New York Yankees of the All-America Football Conference. First known player to earn Masters and PH.D. degrees at Columbia University while an active professional player.