Honored Players: 1980 – 1989

Ray Berry (Abilene Cooper; 1982)
This hard-nosed Baylor linebacker played seven solid NFL seasons, six of them with the Minnesota Vikings.

Ray Crockett (Duncanville; 1985)
After playing college football at Baylor, Crockett played 14 seasons in the NFL and amassed 647 tackles and 36 interceptions. He started at safety on the Denver Broncos’ back-to-back Super Bowl championship seasons of 1997 and 1998.

James Dixon (Vernon; 1985)
After setting several receiving records catching passes in the University of Houston’s heralded run-and-shoot offense, Dixon started two seasons (1989 and 1990) for the Dallas Cowboys. Holds the Cowboys’ all-time record for the most receiving yards in one game by a rookie — 203 against the Cardinals.