Athletics News

The 1981 Hall of Fame Inductees

Joe Greene (football)
Odus Mitchell (football)
Ray Renfro (football)
Johnny Stovall (football)
Ted Wright (football)
Don January (men's golf)

After playing an integral role in North Texas winning three national golf championships from 1950-1953, Don January went on to a long, illustrious professional career. January won 10 PGA Tour titles with his most notable victory coming at the 1967 PGA Championship. He won the Vardon Trophy for lowest scoring average in 1976 and was chosen to play on the U.S. Ryder Cup team in both 1965 and 1977. January continued his success on the Senior PGA Tour (now the Champions Tour), winning 23 events including two PGA Seniors' Championships.


Wayne Rideout (men's T&F)
Choc Sportsman (men's T&F)