Wingo Charlie Anderson, 1912-Tyler, MLB, Cincinnati Reds, 1910, 7 games,
William M. "Bill/Willie" Andrus, Tyler-1926, MLB, 1931 and 1937 Senators and Phillies, 6 games, .000 BA.
James E. "Jim/Jay" Avrea, Tyler-1947, Major Leagues, 1950-Cincinnati Reds, 2 games, 0-0 record.
MLB DRAFT RESULTS
PLAYERS OF INTEREST:
(1R)15th Pick - Cleveland Indians - Tyler Naquin, OF, Texas A&M
(1R)19th Pick - St. Louis Cardinals - Michael Wacha, RHP, Texas A&M
(1-COMP)45th Pick - Pittsburgh Pirates - Barrett Barnes, OF, Texas Tech
(2R)70th Pick - San Diego Padres - Dane Phillips, C, Central Heights H.S. (Nacogdoches)
Click "more" for the rest of the East and/or Central Texas draft picks.
(E-mail Smoaky with any additions, this list will be updated constantly)
We also have a link in each high school program in our historical section that is constantly updated of the all-time NFL players in East Texas.
Here is a massive list of the all-time highest draft picks in East Texas high school football history.
Information Courtesy: Davis O. Barker
PLAYERS POS LEAGUE DRAFT INFO BIRTHPLACE HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE
YR RD PICK TEAM
Campbell, Earl RB NFL 1978 1 1 HouO Tyler, Tx Tyler: John Tyler HS Texas
Sims, Billy RB NFL 1980 1 1 Det St. Louis, Mo Hooks HS Oklahoma
Sims, Kenneth DE NFL 1982 1 1 NE Kosse, Tx Groesbeck HS Texas
Wilson, Jackie RB NFL 1942 1 2 ClevR Paris, Tx Paris HS Baylor
Burk, Adrian QB NFL 1950 1 2 BaltC Mexia, Tx Joinerville: Gaston HS Kilgore JC, Baylor
Tittle, Y.A. QB NFL 1951r 1 3 SF Marshall, Tx Marshall HS LSU
Matson, Ollie RB NFL 1952 1 3 ChiC Trinity, Tx in California San Francisco JC, San Francisco
Washington, Joe RB NFL 1976 1 4 SD Crockett, Tx Port Arthur: Lincoln HS Oklahoma
James, J. Craig RB USFL* 1983 1 4 WashF Jacksonville, Tx Houston: Stratford HS SMU
Williams, Trent OT NFL 2010 1 4 Washington Longview, Texas Oklahoma
Mitchell, Mack DE NFL 1975 1 5 Clev Diboll, Tx Diboll HS Houston
Dickey, Curtis RB NFL 1980 1 5 BaltC Madisonville, Tx Bryan HS Texas A&M
Jacobs, Ray DT AFL 1963 1 7 HouO Corsicana, Tx Corsicana HS Navarro JC, Howard Payne
Peterson, Adrian RB NFL 2007 1 7 Minn Palestine, Tx Palestine: Palestine HS Oklahoma
For the rest of the top 102 draft picks, click "more."
East and Central Texans (NFL Draft or Non-Drafted F.A.)
Tra Carson, RB, Liberty-Eylau - Cincinnati Bengals
Keyarris Garrett, WR, Daingerfield - Carolina Panthers
Jimmy Landes, DS, Tyler Lee - Detroit Lions
Tomme Mark, DT, Lufkin - Houston Texans
David Mims, CB, Daingerfield - Atlanta Falcons
Andrew Billings, DT, Waco High - Cincinnati Bengals
Shakiel Randolph, S, Midway - Kansas City Chiefs
Duke Thomas, CB, Copperas Cove - Houston Texans
N.F.L. Draft Tracker