Distinguished Alumnus of the Day: Milton Jowers

Milton Jowers

Milton Jowers

Milton Jowers was a successful basketball and football coach from 1946-1972 at Texas State University.

He enrolled in Southwest Texas State Teachers College in 1931 and graduated from Texas State University in 1935.

He joined the Navy in 1941, where he rose to the rank of commander.

Jowers took the Bobcats to the National NAIA Tournament in Kansas City six times, and ended up winning the national championship in 1960.

Jowers is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame.

He received the Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1972.

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