Hershel E. Burgess ’29, Football

Burgess won three letters in football and two in track. A member of the SWC championship football team in 1927, Burgess was named All-SWC fullback in 1928. Hershel Burgess is also the namesake of the Lettermen’s Association Annual Burgess Banquet, the official Texas A&M Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.