DE Kevin Murphy, Richardson Berkner, 1981-85: All-American in '85, Big Eight defender of the year in '83.
DE Reggie Barnes, South Grand Prairie, 1989-92: All-Big Eight for Gary Gibbs in '91.
DT John Goodman, Richardson Berkner, 1976-79: Played five seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
DT Dusty Dvoracek, Lake Dallas, 2001-05: Tommie Harris' sidekick for three memorable defenses.
LB Joe Bowden, Mesquite North, 1989-91: Gary Gibbs' only all-American in six years as head coach.
LB Brian Bosworth, Irving MacArthur, 1984-86: Two-time Butkus Award winner.
LB Dante Jones, Dallas Skyline, 1984-87: Made all-American after Bosworth's departure.
DB Darrius Johnson, Terrell, 1992-95: Played five NFL seasons.
DB Rickey Dixon, Wilmer-Hutchins, 1984-87: 1987 Jim Thorpe Award winner.
DB Scott Hill, Hurst Bell: Excellent safety remembered most for his big hit on Tony Dorsett.
DB Bobby Boyd, Garland: Also a quarterback in the single-platoon days; had 57 NFL interceptions.
P Joe Don Looney, Fort Worth Paschal, 1962: Known for his running and his off-field antics, but an all-American punter in '62.