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The 1990 Hall of Fame Inductees

KERMIT BOAZ -- Earned three football letters on Eagle teams that captured consecutive Lone Star Conference championships between 1934-36.

J.B. BROCK -- In addition to winning four letters in basketball, he also garnered two in track at North Texas. Played center at North Texas, but played semi-pro basketball and became an All-Southern AAU guard.

SAM McCLURE -- While pursuing his bachelor and graduate degrees in Physical Education, McClure earned four letters in football and two in track. He enjoyed a long and successful coaching career in Texas after attending North Texas.

BILL MERCER -- Served as the radio voice for North Texas athletics for more than 30 years and also was the first station manager for the campus radio station. Mercer also was the radio broadcaster for Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers games.

JIM MUDD -- Transferred to North Texas and in two varsity seasons became the No. 10 all-time leading scorer in Eagles history. He was voted all-Missouri Valley Conference both seasons and is listed in nine different categories in North Texas' all-time record book.

BLAINE RIDEOUT -- A member of the sprint medley relay team that set a world record in 1938, he teamed with twin brother Wayne and twins Elmer and Delmer Brown to set the record at the Millrose Games in New York City before 16,000 fans. He was elected to the NAIA Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1955.