'Waco Wonder' first All-American Texan

Despite the ravages of the cancer that would take his life in two months, Ben Lee Boynton made the long and difficult trip to Boston for his induction into the College Football Hall of Fame on Dec. 4, 1962. The triple threat hero was born in 1898 to a Waco judge and his wife. Although a four-sport (football, basketball, baseball and track) star, he truly excelled on the gridiron. Known around…

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