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Saturday, July 27th, 2024

at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
For table sponsorship info: Call David Thetford – 806-777-0677
or send an email request to: [email protected]

Charles Brewer

Class of 2012

Charles Brewer | 1949-1951 | Lubbock High School

Charles Brewer played football at Lubbock High School from 1949-1951. A native of Lubbock he played high school football at Lubbock High School under Coach C. R. Pattison. He quarterbacked the Lubbock Westerns to a 13-0 season and the 4A state championship in 1951. Brewer saved his best for big games. In the state semifinals against Arlington Heights, he threw for 176 yards. The next week, in the Westerners’ toughest game of the year against Baytown, he completed 10 of 14 passes for 162 yards and rushed for another 45. He also returned punts and kickoffs rattling off a 70-yard punt return and a 98-yard kickoff return during the 1951 season. He also helped guide the Westerners to successive district championships and playoff berths in 1949 and 1950. Brewer was an All-District, All-State and All-American selection. In 1951 he was named the Outstanding High School Football Player in Texas. He played in numerous all-star games including the Oil Bowl, the Greenbelt Bowl and the Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star Game.

He then went to UT where he was the starting quarterback of the Texas Longhorns from 1953 to 1955. He was named to the 1953 All-SWC team. He later moved to the Dallas suburb of Richardson and started a 43-year career in banking. He retired as chairman of Lone Star Bank in Dallas. In 1998, Brewer was inducted into the Texas Football Hall of Fame in Waco
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