Hall of Fame



Craig James
Craig  James

Sport:
Football (1979-82)

Induction Year:
2011


-Played football for SMU between 1979 and 1982
-SMU's third all-time leading rusher (3,743 yards) led the Mustangs to the Southwest Conference (SWC) Championships during the 1981 and 1982 seasons
-The three-time All-SWC selection teamed with Eric Dickerson to form the "Pony Express" backfield forming one of the best running back tandems in NCAA football history
-The NFL Pro-Bowler was drafted by the New England Patriots and played in the 1985 Super Bowl with the team
-HOF SMU class of 2011

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