Texas High School Football Hall of Fame Inductees: George Strohmeyer, Jr.

George Strohmeyer, Jr.

McAllen High School


Inducted in 2005

Strohmeyer earned 24 varsity letters in six sports during his high school career, participating in football, basketball, baseball, track, boxing and swimming. In 1941 he was a first-team all-district selection. Strohmeyer played center on back-to-back Notre Dame national championship teams in 1946-47, and became the first player from the Valley to earn collegiate all-America honors in 1946. He was also selected to play in the 1948 College All-Star game in Chicago. Strohmeyer played pro football with the Brooklyn Dodgers of the All-America Football Conference in 1948 and the Chicago Hornets in 1949. He was named All-Pro his rookie season with the Dodgers. Strohmeyer died on Jan. 12, 1992, at age 67.