• TEXASTECH.COM // THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF TEXAS TECH ATHLETICS
  • OUR MISSION: TO EDUCATE, SERVE, AND GROW FEARLESS CHAMPIONS
TEXAS TECH HALL OF HONOR (Last name M-P)
Navigation reflects members last name:    A-D   |   E-H   |   I-L   |   M-P   |   Q-T   |   U-Z   |   Home


Dub Malaise (1984)
  • Hometown: Odessa
  • Basketball - 1964-66
  • One of school's most prolific scorers
  • Southwest Conference Player of the Year in 1965
  • Three-time All-Southwest Conference
  • Holds school record for most points in a game -- 50 against Texas in 1966
  • 18 fields vs. UT also is most ever by a Red Raider
  • Holds school mark for free throws made in a season -- 191 in 1965
  • Second in career free throws made -- 452
  • Second in career scoring average with 20.3 in 70 games
  • Second in highest scoring average for a season with 23.7 in 1965
  • Helped '65 team to SWC title, but forfeited because of an ineligible player

Jesse Marsh (1992)
  • Hometown: San Angelo
  • Diver - 1964-66
  • Former walk-on who earned All-America honors in 1966
  • Finished ninth in one-meter event and 12th in three-meter competition at NCAA meet
  • Helped team to 22nd place in the '66 national meet
  • Southwest Conference champion in three-meter dive in 1964 and 1965
  • Southwest Conference champion in one-meter dive in 1965 and 1966

Danny Mason (2002)
  • Hometown: Monahans
  • Golf Coach - 1964-66, 69-80
  • Coached team to 1971 Southwest Conference championship
  • Guided Red Raiders to NCAA Tournament in 1971, 1973, and 1976
  • Team finished tied for 15th in 1976
  • Recruited pair of SWC individual champions -- Robert McKinney and Jeff Mitchell
  • Professor at Texas Tech for four decades

James Mays (1991)
  • Hometown: Hereford
  • Track - 1978-81
  • Texas Tech's first three-time All-American as a half-miler
  • Placed third in the 1981 NCAA Indoor 800 meters
  • Finished fourth in the 1980 and 1981 NCAA Outdoor events
  • Two-time Southwest Conference champion
  • Member of 10 U.S. national track teams
  • Three-time Olympic Trials qualifier
  • Career best of 1:44.62 was fastest ever by native Texan
  • Inducted into Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame in 1984

Lonnie "Primo" McCurry (2000)
  • Hometown: Lubbock
  • Football - 1938-40
  • Little All-American in 1940 as guard
  • Helped 1938 team to 10-1 mark and Cotton Bowl appearance
  • Captained Pete Cawthon's final team to 9-1-1 record
  • Drafted by Brooklyn, but entered military service instead
  • Awarded Purple Heart for service during invasion of Guam during World War II

Doug McCutchen (2009)
  • Football ('70-72)
  • Led the SWC in rushing ('70)
  • 1st Team All-SWC ('70)
  • First Red Raider to rush for 1000 yards in a season ('70)
  • Led the Red Raiders in rushing and all-purpose yards ('71)
  • Left Tech 2nd only to Donny Anderson in career rushing yards

Jeannine McHaney (1995)
  • Coach and Administrator - 1966-1994
  • Integral part of development of women's athletics at Texas Tech
  • Played a key role in elevating women's athletics from the intramural level to one of the nation's most successful Division I programs
  • Coached women's volleyball on the club level for nine years
  • Served as athletic director for 10 years until the men and women merged in 1985
  • Hired Marsha Sharp as Lady Raider basketball coach
  • Texas Tech "Woman of the Year" in 1976
  • President of the Texas AIAW in 1977
  • Served on numerous NCAA committees
  • First recipient of the Jeannine McHaney High Rider Award in 1993
  • Received the Women's Basketball Coaches of the Year Award in 1993

Robert McKinney (2008)
  • Golf ('65-68)
  • Tabbed an eight-under-par, 276 to win the '67 SWC title by two strokes
  • Only the 3rd golfer in TTU history to win a conference championship at the time
  • Led the Red Raiders in every meet as a senior ('68)
  • A key contributor all three years on the varsity

Jim McNally (1993)
  • Hometown: Austin, Minnesota
  • Swimming Coach - 1959-79
  • Coached three All-Americans and seven Southwest Conference champions
  • Compiled a 137-55 dual meet record
  • 1968 team finished No. 16 in the NCAA meet
  • Served as assistant coach from 1952-59
  • Received award for outstanding contribution to college swimming by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America in 1968
  • Received Master Coach Award from the CSCAA in 1978
  • Of the 262 Red Raider swimmers from 1960-79, 249 received degrees

Jeff Mitchell (2001)
  • Hometown: Llano
  • Golf - 1974-76
  • Golf Coach - 1990-2000
  • All-America honorable mention and All-Southwest Conference in 1976
  • Runner-up in '76 Southwest Conference Tournament
  • Competed in every tournament in 1974-76
  • Earned spot on PGA Tour at 21 and played nine years
  • First Red Raider to win a PGA Tour event -- 1981 Phoenix Open
  • Won the 1978 Texas State Open
  • Made 111 tournament cuts and had 12 Top 10 finishes
  • School's women's golf coach from 1990-2000
  • Oversaw both men's and women's programs as Director of Golf in 1998-2000
  • Twice SWC Coach the Year (1994, 1996)
  • National Golf Coaches Association's West District Coach of the Year (1993, 1996)

Dell Morgan (1963)
  • Head Football Coach - 1940-50
  • Set stage for SWC invitation by establishing series with league members
  • Won three Border Conference championships
  • Compiled 55-46-3 record
  • Coached freshmen from 1930-33
  • Courage Award established in his name starting in 1961

Bam Morris (2012)
  • Football '91-93
  • 1st Team All-America ('93)
  • Winner of 1993 Doak Walker Award given to nation's top running back
  • Named first-team All-SWC ('92, '93)
  • Team MVP ('93)
  • Set school record with 1,752 yards rushing in '93 - currently 2nd in that category behind Byron Hanspard in '96
  • Gained 1,279 yards in '92
  • Set school record with 22 rushing TDs in '93
  • Set school record with 3,544 career rushing yards - currently 4th in that category
  • 37 career TDs remains 3rd in school record books
  • 134 pts scored in '93 remains atop the school record books for single-season points scored
  • Drafted in the 3rd round by Pittsburgh Steelers

G.B. Morris (1979)
  • Hometown: Seymour
  • Football - 1933-34
  • Helped team to two Border Conference Championships
  • Outstanding tackle for 15-3-1 teams
  • Coached and played against Tech while with Lubbock Air Force Base in 1942-44
  • Helped Red Raiders to three Border Conference titles as line coach in 1947-50
  • Director of Guidance for the Lubbock Independent School District 1959-79

Del Ray Mounts (1977)
  • Hometown: Perryton
  • Basketball - 1960-62
  • Twice All-District VI and All-Southwest Conference guard
  • Three-year starter who averaged 17.7 ppg in 76 games
  • Earned all-tournament honors at 1962 Midwest Regional Tournament
  • Helped team to 1960 Southwest Conference championship and 1961 co-championship
  • Led SWC in scoring as sophomore with 16.4 ppg
  • Came to Tech on partial baseball scholarship and lettered as pitcher in 1960

Gerald Myers (1969)
  • Hometown: Borger
  • Basketball - 1957-59
  • Basketball Coach - 1971-90
  • Assistant Athletic Director - 1990-96
  • Athletic Director - 1996-present
  • School's first All-Southwest Conference first-team selection as guard in 1958
  • Little Man All-America first-team by UPI and All-District VI
  • Held school season free throw percentage record of .869 for 41 years
  • Replaced Bob Bass as basketball coach at mid-season 1971 after serving as assistant for 1 1/2 years
  • Winningest men's basketball coach in school history
  • Compiled 326-261 record in 20 seasons
  • Coached teams to 16 winning seasons, two Southwest Conference championships, three SWC Post-Season tournament titles, and four NCAA Tournament berths
  • Took over as Director of Athletics in February 1997, after serving as interim for six months
  • Oversaw biggest facility upgrade in school history
  • Hired Bob Knight and Mike Leach
  • Member of the Texas High School Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Member of the Panhandle Sports Hall of Fame
  • Past President of the National Association of Basketball Coaches

Roland (Tuffy) Nabors (1985)
  • Hometown: Lubbock
  • Football - 1946-47
  • Basketball - 1943, 1946-47
  • Two-time All-Border Conference as center and middle linebacker
  • Twice Little All-American Honorable Mention
  • Helped team to Border Conference championship in 1947
  • Helped team to 1947 Sun Bowl
  • Played in the Blue-Gray Game and the Chicago All-Star Game
  • Played for the New York Yankees in the American Football Conference in 1948

Walker Nichols (1968)
  • Hometown: San Angelo
  • Football - 1933-35
  • Helped team to Border Conference Championships in 1933 and 1934
  • Captain of 1935 team as guard
  • Overcame small stature with hustle and leadership
  • Served as assistant coach in 1941 and 1946

Winfield (Windy) Nicklaus (1966)
  • Hometown: Amarillo
  • Football: 1925-28
  • Baseball: 1926-28
  • School's first football captain in 1925
  • Helped team to largest victory in school history -- 120-0 over Wayland in 1925
  • President of Junior Class in 1926-27
  • At 5-4, 190, started at fullback but switched to center when injuries hit

Paul Nolen (1998)
  • Hometown: Alvarado
  • Basketball - 1951-53
  • Three-Time All-Border Conference
  • Helped set stage for basketball's entry into the Southwest Conference
  • Helms Foundation All-America in 1951 as 6-10 center
  • Led Border Conference in scoring, rebounding, and assists as sophomore
  • Led league in scoring in 1951 (19.2 ppg) and in 1952 (15.8), and second in 1953 (17.7)
  • Played for the Washington Generals against the Harlem Globetrotters in 1954

Chuck Odiorne (2004)
  • Hometown: Hurst
  • Football - 1986-89
  • All-America first-team as offensive tackle by The Sporting News in 1989
  • All-America third-team by The Associated Press
  • Twice All-Southwest Conference
  • Helped team to All American Bowl and No. 16 in national ranking
  • Key in clearing way for James Gray's bowl-record 280 yards rushing vs. Duke
  • Played professionally for Birmingham in the World League in 1990-91

John Owens (1993)
  • Hometown: Lubbock
  • Baseball - 1968-71
  • Helped usher in Southwest Conference baseball era in successful fashion
  • Team finished a very respectable third in second year in SWC (1969)
  • All-Southwest Conference in 1971
  • Three-year starter at third base
  • Twice led team in doubles
  • Played professionally in 1972 for San Francisco organization
  • Graduate assistant baseball coach in 1973
  • Served as academic counselor, option sales director and assistant business manager from 1973-79

Dave Parks (1990)
  • Hometown: Abilene
  • Football - 1961-63
  • First Red Raider to be named first-team All-America by The Associated Press in 1963
  • School's first two-time All-Southwest Conference performer
  • Shattered every school pass receiving record
  • Also started on defense and punted
  • Named to All-America Blocking Team
  • Holds school record for longest pass interception return -- 98 yards vs. Colorado in 1962
  • Played in the East-West Shrine Game, the Senior Bowl, the Coaches All-America Game, and the Chicago College All-Star Game
  • First Red Raider taken as the first player in the NFL draft (1964) by San Francisco
  • Played 10 seasons in NFL for San Francisco, New Orleans and Houston
  • Named to All-Pro Rookie team in 1964 after leading NFL in receiving
  • Named to All-Pro team in 1965 and 1966 and played in three Pro Bowls

George Philbrick (1993)
  • Hometown: Dallas
  • Player, Coach, and Professor - 44 years
  • Helped Red Raiders to 10-1 season and Cotton Bowl as senior
  • Helped team to 1939 Cotton Bowl as end
  • Football letterman in 1936-38
  • School's first full-time male P.E. teacher in 1947 and taught for 39 years
  • School's first Intramural Sports Director (10 years)
  • Tennis coach in 1952-78
  • Coached one Border Conference and one Southwest Conference doubles champion
  • Teams consistently finished in league's upper division
  • Football official for 20 years
  • Southwest Football Officials Association Outstanding Service Award in 1968 (South Plains Chapter)

Aubrey "Red" Phillips (1986)
  • Hometown: Fort Worth
  • Football - 1949-51
  • Helped team to Border Conference Championships in 1949 and 1951
  • Co-captain of 1951 Sun Bowl champion team -- school's first to win a bowl game
  • All-Border Conference as senior
  • Also helped team to Raisin Bowl as sophomore center
  • Played in Blue-Gray Game
  • Drafted by Los Angeles, but opted to play one year in Canadian Football League
  • Assistant coach 1955-60

Jerrell Price (1974)
  • Hometown: Brownfield
  • Football - 1949-51
  • Helped team to Border Conference Championships in 1949 and 1951
  • All-America second-team by AP in 1951
  • Teamed with Aubrey Phillips to captain school's first team to win a bowl game
  • Twice All-Border Conference
  • Three-year starter at tackle who also helped team to Raisin Bowl
  • Played in East-West Shrine Game and Chicago All-Star Game
  • Drafted in sixth round by Los Angeles, but played one season for Chicago
  • Owner and chief chef of media-popular 50-Yard-Line Restaurant

Yancy Price (1974)
  • Hometown: Lubbock
  • Football - 1930-33
  • Helped team to Border Conference Championships in 1932-1934
  • Stand-out running back and end
  • Helped team to 10-2 record in 1932 and 8-1 mark in 1933
  • Led team in touchdowns as sophomore
  • Served as assistant coach in 1934

Parker Prouty (1992)
  • Hometown: Kingfisher, OK
  • Ardent supporter of Red Raider athletics as top fund-raiser for many years
  • Past President of Matador Club and Red Raider Club
  • Past General Manager and President of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
  • One of local founders of United Way
Fearless Fans Live Here

Follow us!

Instagram