28 episodes

Texas sports legends share legendary stories in their own words about Texas sports history, unforgettable games, insights into plays, and personal moments.

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Texas sports legends share legendary stories in their own words about Texas sports history, unforgettable games, insights into plays, and personal moments.

    Johnny Rutherford: Behind the Wheel with Lone Star J.R.

    Johnny Rutherford: Behind the Wheel with Lone Star J.R.

    Johnny Rutherford talks about each of his three Indy 500 wins and tells about the history of racing after World War II. He also shares memories of his early days in racing and the 1963 Daytona 500.


    The Texas Sports Hall of Fame Podcast is sponsored by TownePlace Suites Waco Northeast. Author Jackson Michael (The Game Before the Money) hosts and produces the podcast. Learn more about the Texas Sports Hall of Fame at https://tshof.org.

    • 23 min
    Shane Lechler - In the Locker Room with Shane Lechler

    Shane Lechler - In the Locker Room with Shane Lechler

    Shane Lechler shares stories about his journey to becoming one of the greatest punters in NFL history. He describes what it was like to play for legendary Texas A&M football coach R.C. Slocum., playing high school football in a small town, and his outstanding NFL career.


    The Texas Sports Hall of Fame Podcast is sponsored by the Hampton Inn Waco. Author Jackson Michael (The Game Before the Money) hosts and produces the podcast.

    • 18 min
    2020-2021 Texas Sports Hall of Fame Induction

    2020-2021 Texas Sports Hall of Fame Induction

    Hear stories from the 2020-2021 Texas Sports Hall of Fame class! Inductees included track and field stars Leroy Burrell, Francie Larrieu Smith, and Michele Carter, as well as basketball legends Teresa Weatherspoon and Sophia Young-Malcolm, and football stars DeMarcus Ware, Derrick Johnson, Shane Lechler, and Charlie Waters. Stories were taken from the press conference and induction ceremony.


    The Texas Sports Hall of Fame Podcast is presented by the Fairfield Inn and Suites Waco North. The show is produced and hosted by author Jackson Michael.

    • 26 min
    Remembering Gabe Rivera with Author Jorge Iber

    Remembering Gabe Rivera with Author Jorge Iber

    Author Jorge Iber discusses his book about the life of former NFL player Gabe Rivera. #NationalHispanicHeritageMonth

    • 31 min
    Ep 25: Billy Sims - In The Locker Room With Billy Sims

    Ep 25: Billy Sims - In The Locker Room With Billy Sims

    Texas Sports Hall of Fame inductee Billy Sims shares about his high school football career in Hooks, Texas, and his road to winning the 1978 Heisman Trophy.


    This episode of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame Podcast is presented by the Hampton Inn Waco. Author Jackson Michael hosts the program.

    • 22 min
    Ep 24: Drew Pearson’s Greatest Moments

    Ep 24: Drew Pearson’s Greatest Moments

    Drew Pearson shares about making some of the most celebrated plays in Dallas Cowboys history. Pearson takes us onto the field for his famous Hail Mary catch and his game-winning touchdown against Atlanta in the 1980 NFL Playoffs. He also walks us through his journey to making the Cowboys roster as an undrafted rookie.  


    The Texas Sports Hall of Fame Podcast is sponsored by the Fairfield Inn and Suites, Waco North. Hosted by author Jackson Michael (The Game Before the Money).

    • 37 min

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