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During his years at HSU, Eugene McCollum earned three varsity letters in football, four in basketball, and two in track & field, and was selected to the All-Conference basketball team four years. In 1932 stand '33 he set a single game scoring record of 33 points against Austin College. In his four years, the Cowboys won 53 games, lost only 19 and were Texas Conference Champions three straight years and runner-up his senior year. In 1933 and '34 McCollum helped lead the Cowboys to a new game scoring record, also against Austin College, when the team scored 85 points. While being noted as a basketball player, in football Eugene played halfback during his sophomore and junior years and fullback his senior year. In 1933 he won the Texas Conference in the javelin with a throw of 149 feet and 6 inches.