RODOLFO GONZALEZ/AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN- Members of the 1969 University of Texas offense pose for a group shot during practice held at SMU before playing in the Rosebowl National Championship held at the Cotton Bowl. Front row-left to right: Randy Peschel, cq, Bob McKay, cq, Mike Dean, cq, Forest Wiegand, cq, Bobby Mitchell, cq, Bobby Wuensch, cq, and Cotton Speyer, cq,. Back Row-left to right: Billy Dale, cq, Ted Koy, cq, James Street, cq, Steve Worster, cq, Jim Bertelsen, cq,. ORG XMIT:
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Texas great Bob McKay to enter College Football Hall of Fame
One of the top offensive lineman on Texas’ 1969 National Championship team will join the College Football Hall of Fame.
Bob McKay, who played at Texas from 1968-1969, is apart of the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame Class along with Texas A&M great Dat Nguyen, coach and Heisman winner Steve Spurrier and quarterback Peyton Manning.
McKay was a first team All-American in 1969 and helped the Longhorns go 20-1-1 during his time in Austin.
Here’s a segment about McKay from the National Football Foundation’s release of the honorees:
“A stalwart on the offensive line of one of the best teams in Texas history, Bob McKay led the Longhorns to a national championship in 1969. He becomes the 18th player in school annals to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.”
McKay and the rest of the inductees will join the hall on Dec. 5, 2017.
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