LINEMAN 1940-42
Although known as “Big D” because of his size, Palmer’s reputation was cemented on offense, where he was the greatest tackle in the Southwest Conference in the early 1940s. All-America in 1942 and All-SWC in 1941 and 1942, Palmer was named to Dan Jenkins’ 100-year team.

HONORABLE MENTION: Charlie Davis, defensive tackle 1971-73; Don Jackson, defensive tackle 1960-61; Barrett Robbins, center 1991-94