Texas High School Football Hall of Fame Inductees: T.J. Mills

T.J. Mills

Sealy High School


Inducted in 2019

Won unprecedented four straight state championships with Tigers (1994-97) and reached title game five times in six years (losing to Commerce, 17-10, in 1999) before jumping to Odessa Permian in 2000. His 15-year record at Sealy was 148-27, with almost half losses coming in first 3 seasons (3-7, 9-1, 6-5). Teams produced 20 first-team all-state selections, and from 1994-96 matched Stamford’s 40-year-old 3A state record of 35 consecutive wins, bettering marks of legendary 3A programs like Southlake Carroll, Commerce, Daingerfield and Cuero. Tigers’ 82-6 win over Newton in 1995 area playoffs was highest point total for 11-man playoff game in more than 40 years. After stints at Permian and LaPorte, ended his coaching career with a 195-78 record. Inducted into the THSCA Hall of Honor in 2014.