Athletics News
1996

WILLIE DAVIS An imposing center on the basketball team, Davis was the Missouri Valley Conference's Sophomore of the Year in 1964-65 after averaging 16.2 points and 12.7 rebounds. He was also voted to the all-MVC team that season, earning honorable mention all-league recognition as a junior and senior.

FRED GRAHAM He became the athletic department's first full-time sports information director in 1959 and served in that position for the next 22 years. He later worked at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame for 14 years, including 13 as the organization's general manager.

ISALENE JONES She walked-on the women's basketball program and became the program's all-time leading scorer following her career from 1980-84. She led the Lady Eagles in scoring all four years and established career marks in rebounding, made field goals, field goal percentage and free throws during her stay at North Texas.

KEN WASHINGTON As quarterback for the Eagles in the mid-1970s, Washington led North Texas to a 10-1 record in 1977. He was the Missouri Valley Conference's Newcomer of the Year in 1974 and was named the AP Co-Back of the Week after totaling 213 yards in offense against SMU in his collegiate debut. He went on to amass 4,313 total yards, 3,040 passing yards, 1,273 yards rushing and 33 touchdowns during his North Texas career.

JIMMY WEAVER He competed in eight events for the North Texas track team from 1955-58. He set a school record in the 100-yard dash as a senior and also established school records during his career in the quarter-mile, 220, 440 and four relays: 440, 400-meter, mile and sprint relay.

FRED SLACK He played halfback and kicker in football and ran track at North Texas from 1922-24. He later served on the North Texas faculty and staff for more than 30 years.

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