Induction Sponsored by

Pat Adams & CLS Group

and Barry Switzer & Josh Brim


J.C. quarterbacked the Oklahoma Sooners, leading them to two consecutive Big Eight Championships and Orange Bowl victories. He was voted the Most Valuable Player in the 1980 and 1981 Orange Bowls. From 1981 to 1986, he started for Ottawa and Toronto in the Canadian Football League and was voted the Most Valuable Player of the Grey Cup, the CFL’s Super Bowl his rookie season. J.C. was elected to the U.S. Congress from the fourth district of Oklahoma in 1994. He co-founded and co-chairs the Coalition on AIDS Relief in Africa, and serves on the board of the Boys Scouts of America. He also created the J.C. and Frankie Watts Foundation to focus on urban renewal and other charitable initiatives.

J.C. Watts (2014)