Described as one of the best blocking guards in Texas for both the run and the pass. A three year letterman, he was co-captain of 1940 Texas Conference champions with a perfect 10-0 record. Earned rank of Captain in Army Air Corps in WWII as B-26 pilot. Became successful high school coach and later successful college at McMurry. Won two conference championships. Named “Coach of the Year” twice. Coaching record, 100 wins and 69 losses.