Don Meredith’s No. 17 Southern Methodist University jersey was retired during halftime ceremonies of the SMU/Houston game at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18. Mr. Meredith is a 1956 graduate of Mount Vernon High School.
After his record breaking high school career in both football and basketball, Mr. Meredith played football for Southern Methodist University from 1957 to 1959, where he was a two-time All-American. See the full story in this week’s Optic-Herald