Rodeo superstar Trevor Brazile is on the final ballot of nominees to be voted on for the Texas Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016
Brazile has 21 world titles and 12 all-around championships, including a record nine in a row.
Brazile, who lives in Decatur, has won more than $5.5 million on the PRCA circuit.
Former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Larry Allen, Texas Rangers infielder Michael Young and Dallas Mavericks guard and current Milwaukee coach Jason Kidd are also on the ballot.
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Generally six nominees from the primary ballot and two from the veteran ballot will comprise the Class of 2016.
Members of the Texas Sports Hall of Fame (open to the public) will once again be able to help the selection committee determine the newest class. The deadline to become a member and be able to vote for the upcoming class is July 15th. The official announcement of the Class of 2016 will be made in September. The banquet to enshrine the Class of 2016 will take place in early 2016 in Waco.
Here’s a look at the nominees:
2016 Primary Ballot
Fred Akers: Football / University of Texas
Larry Allen: Football / Dallas Cowboys
Trevor Brazile: Rodeo / Decatur
Rudy Davalos: Basketball / San Antonio
Donald Driver: Football / Houston
T.J. Ford: Basketball / University of Texas
Pete Fredenburg: Football / University Mary Hardin-Baylor
Jacob Green: Football / Texas A&M University
Pat Henry: Track & Field / Texas A&M University
Jason Kidd: Basketball / Dallas Mavericks
Justin Leonard: Golf / University of Texas
Nastia Liukin: Gymnastics / Plano
Eric Metcalf: Football, Track & Field / University of Texas
Gerald Myers: Basketball / Texas Tech University
Andy Pettitte: Baseball / Houston
Dennis Rodman: Basketball / Dallas
Huston Street: Baseball / University of Texas
Wilson Whitley (Deceased): Football / University of Houston
Michael Young: Baseball / Texas Rangers
Sophia Young: Basketball / Baylor University
2016 Veteran Ballot
Andy Cooper (Deceased): Baseball / Waco
Ken Gray: Football / San Saba
Lester Hayes: Football / Texas A&M University
King Hill (Deceased): Football / Rice University
Bill Howton: Football / Rice University
Luchious “Luke” Jackson: Basketball / Pan American College
Dave Marr (Deceased): Golf / Houston
Cynthia Potter: Diving / Houston
James Saxton (Deceased): Football / University of Texas
Hilton Smith (Deceased.): Baseball / Giddings
Flo Hyman (Deceased): Volleyball / University of Houston
“Smokey” Joe Williams (Deceased): Baseball / Seguin