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The 1985 Hall of Fame Inductees

DELMER BROWN Teamed with twin brother Elmer to set a world record in the medley relay at the Madison Square Garden Games in 1938. He later coached at East Texas State and Texas Tech and served as the trainer at Baylor from 1946-52. He was also on the medical staff in the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games.

ELMER BROWN Set Lone Star Conference records in the 100-, 200- and 440-yard events as a senior at North Texas. He later served as trainer at Midwestern State and TCU and was on the training staff at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia. He is an inductee into the National Athletic Trainers Hall of Fame.

THERON FOUTS After lettering four years in football at Baylor, Fouts came to North Texas to coach all sports. He later started the school's track and field program and initiated the drive to build the 20,000-seat Eagle Stadium on campus. The facility was later named in his honor.

JACK SISCO A very successful head football coach at North Texas from 1929-41. His teams won seven conference championships and tied for three others while compiling an overall record of 74-37-10. He is a member of the Baylor Hall of Fame as well as the Texas High School Hall of Fame.

DAN McALISTER Participated in track, football and basketball back when the school was called Denton Normal College. He later coached and was the principal at Denton High School from 1923-41, where his teams won two state championships and his 1930 squad earned a berth in the national high school tournament.