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Meet the crew:
Johnny"Swagg"Walker the former two sport star who lettered for both the Longhorn football and baseball programs. Bo Knows! Yeah, well Johnny knows too. He is one of only 4 athletes to ever play two professional sports in the same seasons and was drafted three times; twice in baseball and once in football. He was drafted by the Chicago Cubs out of high school; the Atlanta Braves his Junior year at UT and the Green Bay Packers after his Senior year.
Johnny was a two time 1 Team All- SWC wide receiver also receiving All-American honors at the completion of his Junior season at UT. This after making what is considered one of the greatest catches in the history of the storied Red River Rivalry versus Oklahoma.
Johnny carried his success from the gridiron over to the Diamond at Disch-Falk by earning Baseball America’s top colligate outfielder honor. He earned All-SWC, as well as, all Regional tournament honors that same season.
Johnny will add a perspective to the show that will include his experiences as both a former Longhorn letterman and ex-professional athlete. These experiences will give the listener’s a true Burnt Orange perspective.
Wayne McGarity is a former NFL and Canadian football wide receiver and return specialist in the National Football League and Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas. McGarity also played for the New Orleans Saints, Calgary Stampede, and Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Wane is best known in at the 40 Acres for the longest touchdown in Longhorn history. The pass from, Major Applewhite, covered 97 yards vs the University of Oklahoma in the Red River Shootout.
Wane currenty works for H-E-B as the company’s Health and Wellness program manager where he is responsible for providing strategic and tactical execution of health and wellness initiatives created for H-E-B customers in communities across Texas.
Maury Vasquez, former television news/sports reporter (KSAT TV-12 & KENS TV-5) was named as the SISD Public Information Officer in October 2007, Mr. Vazquez also has experience as a classroom teacher. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and is originally from Mercedes, Texas.
He currently serves as the editor of the district newspaper the "Bulldog Bulletin" and as district spokesman he works directly with the local and area media (radio/TV/newspaper) on matters concerning Somerset ISD. It is his goal to ensure that Somerset ISD maintains it high standards of cooperation with the media and always putting the the district's best image at the forefront. His many years of media experience immediately became a valuable asset to SISD, when he joined the staff.