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“Slingin’ Sammy” Baugh, in his junior year at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, led the Horned Frogs to the Southwest Conference championship in 1935 and was named quarterback of Grantland’s Rice’s All-American team, an honor he won again in 1936. He later signed with the Washington Redskins, clinching the 1940 National Football League championship by throwing three touchdown passes against the Chicago Bears. He was top passer in the NFL for six seasons and led the Redskins to five division championships and another NFL championship in 1942. As a defensive player, he led the league in interceptions in 1943. Baugh retired in 1952 after 16 years in professional football, a record at the time. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. A native of Temple, Baugh lives on his ranch near Rotan in West Texas.