Anthony Christian is one of the top defensive linemen to play for the Cowboys. He is among the single-season leaders in sacks with ten and twice earned all-Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Association honors. In 1994, he was named the TIAA Lineman of the Year, the defensive Most Valuable Player and an All-American. He had 74 tackles in nine games. All three of Christian’s teams won conference championships and went to the NAIA playoffs, including a semifinal run in 1993. The Cowboys were ranked number one in the nation in both 1993 and 1994 and finished the year in the top ten each of his three seasons. He had 171 career tackles, including 27 tackles for loss. His 15 career sacks ranks him fourth all-time at HSU.