WACO, Texas -- Aggie Shane Lechler was inducted into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame today at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Lechler, a star quarterback at East Bernard, was the 1990's representative to the 2014 class.
Lechler said, "It's a great honor. Any time you get voted into something like this, as distinguished as it is, it's a great honor. It's a humbling experience to be with guys that played a long time ago and coached a long time ago. Looking at that table you can't help but think about how much football knowledge is sitting there. I enjoy ever bit of this."
He is headed into his 15th season in the NFL as a punter in 2014.
1950’s and before Joe Tusa – Houston Reagan High School
1960’s Jerry LeVias – Beaumont Hebert High School
1970’s Donald Moore – Splendora High School
1980’s Jay Hess – Eastland High School
1990’s Shane Lechler – East Bernard High School
2000’s Kendal Briles – Stephenville / Wolfforth Frenship High Schools
Coach W.T. Stapler- Conroe/ Sweetwater/Brownwood High Schools
Dave Campbell Contributor to the Game - Dr. Charles Breithaupt - UIL
Members of the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame are selected by a statewide committee made up of sportswriters, high school football coaches and members of the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame Board of Trustees. The banquet will include presentations to the 2013 state championship coaches. The Gordon Wood Award will be presented to West High School. Brian Brazil is the 2014 Tom Landry Award winner selected by the Texas High School Coaches Association.
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