Fairfield’s Brackens, Wortham’s Davis named to SWC Hall of Fame

WACO, TX –The Texas Sports Hall of Fame (TSHOF) is proud to announce the induction of nine new members into its 2019 Southwest Conference Hall of Fame class.

unnamedFormer TCU All-American football player Charlie Davis of Wortham and University of Texas All-American Tony Brackens, who played his high school football in Fairfield, are among the 2019 inductees.

The 2019 class will also honor Arkansas baseball great Jeff King; All-American Baylor football player Mark Adickes; All-American track star from the University of Houston Leroy Burrell; Rice football great Courtney Hall, SMU football standout Gary Hammond; Texas A&M All-American basketball player Chalisa (Lisa) Branch, and All-SWC running back from Texas Tech, James Gray.

Sponsored by the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the Southwest Conference (SWC) Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at an 11 a.m. luncheon on Monday, November 18, 2019, in Fort Worth at the Brown-Lupton University Union on the TCU Campus.

“In 2019 we have yet another outstanding group of student-athletes who exemplify what made the Southwest Conference so great; these elite athletes represented their schools with distinction,” said Cooper Jones, the President and CEO of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. “The Southwest Conference Hall of Fame exists to honor a proud tradition of excellence in sports in the southwest.”

“The class of 2019 is legendary,” Jones stated. “It is legendary because of the character and accomplishments of these talented student-athletes.”

The Southwest Conference Hall of Fame is one of four separate halls of fame housed within the Texas Sports Hall of Fame’s physical structure in Waco. They include the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame, the Texas Tennis Hall of Fame, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame and now, the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame.

Please contact Krista Martin at krista.martin@tshof.org or (254) 756-1633 to order tickets for the induction luncheon.

For more information about the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame or the Texas Sports Hall of Fame please visit www.tshof.org

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