Famous People from Midland County Texas
Brahaney was born in Midland, Texas
October 23, 1951. He played football for
Midland High School and college football for the University of
Oklahoma, where he was an All-American. Most notably in 1971 when he
anchored the Sooners NCAA record breaking Wishbone offense that
averaged over 472 yards per game and whose only loss was 35-31, to
eventual national champion Nebraska in what has been called the Game
of the Century. In 2007, he was inducted into the College Football
Hall of Fame.
Brahaney played nine seasons in the National Football League for the
St. Louis Cardinals.
University of Oklahoma President's Associates