Maynard, Don

Don Maynard

Maynard, who graduated from high school in Colorado City in 1953, was a state champion in the high and low hurdles in high school and an All-Conference wide receiver at Texas Western.  He played 15 years in the NFL, including the New York Jets from 1960-73.  Maynard is best known as one of Joe Namath’s favorite receivers on the Jets’ 1969 Super Bowl champion team.  Maynard was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987.