Dec 29th, 2021
Players share memories of playing in the Cotton Bowl in the 1960s and 1970s and the seasons leading up to the big game. Featuring Edd Hargett of Texas A&M, Jerry LeVias of SMU, and Alois Blackwell of Houston. Also included are humorous stories from sportswriter Mickey Herskowitz about coaches Bear Bryant and Gene Stallings in the 1968 Cotton Bowl Classic between Alabama and Texas A&M. Groundskeeper George Toma also shares about changing the field over from the Cotton Bowl Classic to the 1966 NFL Championship Game overnight.
The Texas Sports Hall of Fame Podcast is presented by the Hampton Inn Waco. The show is hosted and produced by author and oral historian Jackson Michael (of The Game Before the Money).