Mack Brown to enter Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Former Texas football coach Mack Brown headlines the newest list of Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame selections.
Brown, who is from Cookeville, led Texas to a 2005 national title and stepped down as coach at the end of the 2014 season. The Hall of Fame class also includes Bob Cummings, William Dunavant Jr., Jim England, Jamie Rotella and Henry and Alice Hooker.
Cummings is a former Tennessee high school football coach. Dunavant owned the United States Football League's Memphis Showboats and developed the Racquet Club of Memphis. England was an all-Southeastern Conference basketball player at Tennessee. Rotella was a star linebacker for Tennessee. Henry and Alice Hooker helped transform Nashville's Iroquois Steeplechase into the premier sporting event benefiting Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.
The group will be inducted June 6 in Nashville.
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