Legendary Baylor Coach Grant Teaff, Others to be Inducted into ASU Hall of Fame on Saturday


SAN ANGELO, TX — Angelo State University will induct several new members into the Hall of Honor on Saturday, Feb. 18.

The lunch and the induction ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the C.J. Davidson Conference Center. Guests are invited to attend the Rams and Belles basketball games following the ceremony, where the honorees will also be recognized at halftime. 

The 2022 Class includes Harold Ledet, Kelli Anne Goble, Phil Danaher, Grant Teaff, and Ola McCorkle.

Harold Ledet, Track and Field (1979-81)

  • Ledet won three individual National Championships for Angelo State. Ledet won the NAIA outdoor shot put title in 1980, and the indoor NAIA shot put titles in 1980 and 1981. Ledet was also a 5-time NAIA All-American. Ledet is also a member of the San Angelo Central High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

Kelli Anne Goble, Rambelles’ Basketball (2001-04)

  • A four-year starter for the Rambelles, Goble finished 10th all-time in scoring at ASU with 1,253 career points. She started 112 games as a 4-year starter. She led the Rambelles in total points during the 2001-02 season with 403 points while earning All-Lone Star Conference honors. Goble led the Rambelles to three LSC South Division Championships in 2001, ‘02, and ‘03, and two outright Lone Star Conference Championships in ‘02 and ‘04.

Grant Teaff, Rams’ Football (1969-71)

  • Teaff spent three seasons as the Rams’ Head Coach. He had a .633 winning percentage with 19 career wins. Baylor University hired Teaff in 1972, where he coached the Bears for 20 seasons.  During his tenure at Baylor, his teams won two Southwest Conference Football titles in 1974 and 1980. The Bears also appeared in eight bowl games while he was the head football coach. His 128 wins are still the most of any coach in Baylor’s history. After retiring from coaching, Teaff became executive director of the American Football Coaches Association in February 1994 and held that position until 2016.

Phil Danaher, Football (1967-71)

  • Danaher played two seasons at Angelo State, where he recorded one of ASU's highest single-game rushing performances, 173 rushing yards, against Northwood in 1968. Danaher then spent 48 years as a Texas High School head football coach with stops at Dilley High School, Hamshire-Fannett High School, and Calallen High School in Corpus Christi. When he retired in December of 2021, Danaher finished his 38 years at Calallen High School with 490 total wins and 28 district titles. Danaher became the winningest coach in Texas High School Football history, getting his record-setting 427th victory while at Calallen in 2016. In 2015, Danaher was inducted into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame, and in 2017 received the  Tom Landry Award.

Ola McCorkle, Athletics

  • Ola left her mark on Angelo State through the impact she made on thousands of students and graduates. While on ASU's campus, Ola worked in Angelo State’s Physical Education/Kinesiology department. Her guidance was instrumental in many student-athletes' success at Angelo State. The annual softball tournament held at Angelo State is named the "George and Ola McCorkle Challenge" for her and her late husband.  She has also been an active member of the San Angelo community through the Wesley Trinity United Methodist Church. Throughout the years, she’s helped prepare over 40,000 meals annually and accumulated more than 6,500 volunteer service hours at the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen. In 2008, Angelo State honored Ola and George as the ASU Athletics Family of the Year.

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