5-time Professional Bowl linebacker Jessie Armstead and previous SMU basketball star Ira Terrell headline the seven-member class that will be inducted into the Dallas ISD Athletic Hall of Fame at 6:30 p.m. tonight.
The ceremony will be held virtually owing to the coronavirus pandemic.
The occasion will be readily available for viewing at www.dallasisd.org/athletichalloffame.
In this article is a search at just about every inductee from the Dallas ISD athletic department.
A pioneer of women’s skilled golfing. Jameson is 1 of the 13 founders of the Females Skilled Golfing Affiliation (LPGA). At Sunset, she was the very first lady to qualify for the men’s varsity staff in Texas. Immediately after leaving the University of Texas, she turned pro in 1945 and received the U.S Women’s Open up in 1947 with a 295. It was the first time a woman golfer scored reduced than 300 in a 72-hole event. Jameson was inducted in the Earth Golf Hall of Fame and LPGA Corridor of Fame in 1951. Jameson handed absent in 2009.
Armstead is a Dallas Carter legend. Armstead relished an 11-12 months career in the NFL, nine with the New York Giants and two with the Washington. He attained five Professional Bowl berths. He is a member of the New York Giants’ Ring of Honor and in 2013 was selected as the Giants’ Person of the 12 months. Armstead graduated in 1989 from Carter Substantial Faculty and went on to earn two nationwide championships with the Miami Hurricanes in 1989 and 1991. In 1997, he broke Lawrence Taylor’s Giants solitary-season document for tackles with 134, and finished his career with 991 tackles, 40 sacks and 12 interceptions. He led the NFL with 21 tackles for reduction in 1999. He was inducted into the Texas Superior College Hall of Fame in 1999. At Carter, Armstead was coached by Freddie James, a member of the 2018 Dallas ISD Corridor of Fame Class.
Goodrich, a Woodrow Wilson graduate, is a 16-time Emmy Award winner who served as a producer for ABC’s “Monday Evening Football,” the Tremendous Bowl, the Indianapolis 500, the FIFA Earth Cup, PGA and the Olympic Games. Goodrich was a two-time significant faculty All-American receiver for the Wildcats in ’62 and ’63. He performed soccer at SMU, where he played on the Mustangs’ ’66 Southwest Conference Championship team and played in the 1967 Cotton Bowl Vintage. Goodrich was inducted to the Texas Substantial Faculty Football Corridor of Fame and Woodrow Wilson Superior School’s Hall of Fame in 2009. A fantastic all-close to athlete, Goodrich gained a few letters in observe and basketball as well. He joined ABC Athletics in 1971, and all over his profession had the fantastic fortune of operating with some of the greats of sports broadcasting, including Howard Cosell, Frank Gifford and much more.
Williams is a previous skilled basketball participant who played 11 seasons in the NBA. He retains the file for the most consecutive free of charge throws produced, with 97. A 1984 graduate of Carter, Williams played at Baylor in advance of being chosen with the 48th pick in the 1988 draft by the Detroit Pistons. Williams was chosen to the NBA All-Defensive Next Staff in 1992. Whilst at Baylor, Williams was a two-time first-group All-SWC variety in 1987 and 1988. At the conclusion of his 1992-93 NBA season, Williams ranked fourth in the league in free 3 accuracy at 90.7 % just after creating his closing 84 makes an attempt. In the system, he broke Calvin Murphy’s history of 78, which ongoing into his 93-94 time, earning his initial 13 attempts. During his occupation with Detroit, Phoenix, Charlotte, Indiana, Minnesota and Toronto, he experienced 4,533 points, 2,385 helps and 717 steals.
Ira Terrell, a 6-8 energy ahead from Roosevelt Large College, performed a few seasons in the NBA. He was chosen in the 3rd round by the Phoenix Suns. Terrell attended SMU from 1972-76 and was picked to the 2012 SMU Athletics Corridor of Fame Class. In 2019, his No. 32 jersey grew to become only the fourth retired range in university record. He is the only Mustang to average a double-double for a few seasons and gained All-SWC initial-crew honors in just about every of his seasons. He is next all-time at SMU in rebounds with 1,077, sixth in scoring 1,715 and 2nd in profession average with 21.4 points for every match. He was the 1976 Southwest Conference men’s basketball Participant of the 12 months. From 1976-78, Terrell performed for the Suns, New Orleans Jazz and Portland Trailblazers.
James, a legendary mentor, graduated from Booker T. Washington in 1956. He brought his talents again to Dallas ISD following getting his M.Ed. from UNT. Serving as actual physical instruction trainer and coach, he was a aspect of the inaugural team of faculty to open Roosevelt Superior School in 1963. He was instrumental in choosing the team’s colours as well as the mascot: The Mighty Mustangs! Mentor James was a real Mustang by means of and by means of. In the course of his 46-year job, James gained more than 200-additionally victories at observe and subject invitationals, 18 district championships, three regional monitor championships and four state championships. His coaching history also features 3 nationwide keep track of documents by runners and one particular entire world junior observe history by a runner. James coached two U.S. Olympic observe staff associates: Roy “Robot” Martin, a 2019 Dallas ISD Athletic Corridor of Fame Member and McClinton Neal. James acquired various accomplishment awards in the course of his vocation. He has been presented as a TFCA Mentor of the Calendar year, Texas Sports Writers Keep track of Mentor of the 12 months, and Roosevelt’s Alumni Life time Achievement Award Winner. James was inducted into the Texas Track and Industry Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2012. James handed away on Dec. 23, 2019.
Francis is credited with making Dallas ISD’s athletic coaching method into a person of the premier packages in the country, supervising a lot of athletic trainers over the years and gaining respect of both of those students and trainers as head of the district’s Sporting activities Medication and Athletic Education Office. Francis was aware of elevating the profession’s status. If just about anything was well worth doing, Phil thought that it was truly worth accomplishing at the greatest level doable. Francis is a graduate of Solon HS in Ohio, where by he was a member of the baseball group that was the 1972 state runner-up. Phil played faculty baseball and had a quick insignificant league baseball occupation. In 1978 he graduated from Kent State College. Phil was recognized for working towards critical, constant healthcare care with all the student-athletes he handled. Phil retired in 2017 right after 39 many years of assistance to Dallas ISD with 32 athletic trainers. When he begun in 1978 and became the head athletic coach in 1984, he oversaw all of Dallas’ significant universities and center faculties largely by himself and with three other athletic trainers. Francis handed absent very last 7 days.