In Recognition of


Inducted May 31, 1997

Head Football Coach Twenty-six Years:  Only Head Coach to Coach All Texas Classifications, Class B Through 5A; Head Coach of Texas High School Coaches All Star Game, North Squad 1984;  President Texas High School Coaches Association;  Chairman of the Board North Texas Fellowship of Christian Athletes;  Appeared on the Donahue Program, Nightline, and was Quoted in Time Magazine Promoting Texas High School Athletics;  Color Commentator "The Coach's Corner," Channel 4, Inside High School Football;  L.D. Bell High School:  Head Football Coach and Athletic Coordinator 1978-97, Ten District Championships, First H.E.B. Football Team to Play in the State Finals 1982, Teams Played Twenty-two Times at Texas Stadium, Won District Championships in Three Decades; Texas High School Attendance Record of 27, 661 for District Football Game, Bell vs. Trinity 1982;  First Varsity Football Team to Play at Pennington Field, 100 Plus Players Received Football Scholarships, Eight Played Professional Football, Two were Number One Draft Picks in the NFL;  Led His Teams in the Lord's Prayer Before and After Every Game.

Born November 26, 1944

The Coach - The Man

"The Promoter"