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Don Trull


Donald Dean Trull

Inducted 2013

Date of Birth



Oklahoma City, OK


Baylor University (1961-1963)


Passing for more than 4,000 yards and 27 touchdowns in his career, Don Trull left an indelible mark on the Baylor record books while becoming the school’s first-ever NFF National Scholar-Athlete. A 1963 first-team All-American and first-team All-Southwest Conference selection, Trull led the nation in touchdowns and passing yards his senior season. He was a two-time winner of the Sammy Baugh Award for leading the country in completions (1962, 1963), and he finished fourth in Heisman Trophy voting as a senior. Trull became Baylor’s first two-time first-team Academic All-American honoree in 1962 and 1963 as well as the school’s first NFF National Scholar-Athlete (1963). Trull led the Bears to the 1961 Gotham Bowl and the 1963 Bluebonnet Bowl under coach John Bridges. The Oklahoma City native enjoyed an eight-year career in the professional ranks, playing for the Houston Oilers and Boston Patriots as well as the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos. Following his playing days, he served as an assistant coach at Arkansas from 1972-74. Trull is a Baylor Hall of Fame inductee, and he was named to the school’s all-decade team.


Height 6'1

Weight 190

Career Highlights

  • 1963 All-Conference
  • 1963 First Team All-America
  • 1963 Heisman - Fourth
  • 1963 Led nation in passing
  • 1963 NCAA Post Graduate Scholar
  • 1963 NFF Scholar Athlete
  • 1962 Academic All-America
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