Ed Cherry
Ed Cherry
Year: 1993
Team: Football

Known as “Hard Nosed” runner, he helped propel the Cowboys into prominence leading them to a 25-5-1 record.  A three year letterman, he made Honorable Mention All-American in 1936 and 1937.  Led HSU to a 34-6 win over Texas Mines in the Sun Bowl.  Named to the Coca-Cola All-South Team in 1937.  Rose to rank of Lt. Commander in Navy during WWII.  Later retired from Howard County Sheriff Dept.