Football reigns supreme in Texas. Here in the Lone Star State Friday nights are revered and our young men in football pads exalted to legends in their hometowns. In fact as of last year, Texas is only second to Florida (by two players) as the state with the most players in the NFL.
Texans have Oil and Gas to thank for the Texan sized funding. The UT System's Board of Regents voted to establish a Permanent University Fund that would obtain the oil and gas royalties earned from state-owned land.
Heisman Trophy winner, NFL Hall of Famer, John Tyler alumni and Tyler native, Earl Campbell can now add another title title to his name, 2014 Official Hero of the Texas Walk to Cure Arthritis Series. Campbell made a special appearance at the Arthritis Foundation’s Legends & Leaders Breakfast at Abel’s this morning in Austin, Tx.