Photo: NFL’s Tommy McDonald returns to Highland HighMarch 20th, 2012 at 2:19 pm by vantate under Photos, Sports
NFL great and Highland High School graduate Tommy McDonald was recognized today as a member of the Hometown Hall of Famers.
In 11 seasons as a wide receiver McDonald play for the Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Rams, Atlanta Falcons and Cleveland Browns.
He led the NFL in receiving yardage in 1961 while playing for the Eagles and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1998.
McDonald, born in Roy, N.M., graduated from Highland High and the University of Oklahoma.
He lives in Philadelphia but was at Highland today as part of the hall’s Hometown Hall of Famers program.
Video of McDonald’s appearance will be on KRQE News 13 sportscasts later today.