|Born November 5, 1924 in Anson, Texas, legendary head coach and athletic director L.G. Wilson
graduated from Anson High School and from
Abilene Christian College in 1950, where he
played football, baseball, and basketball.
Wilson coached at Winters from 1960 to 1967,
Floydada from 1968 to 1982 and Tulia from 1983
to 1990 when he retired. During his career he
also coached at Brownfield, Weatherford and
He was inducted into the Texas High
School Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1979. The
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal named Wilson as
one of the 60 most memorable contributors to South
Plains athletics in 1999.
Wilson mentored many coaches who also achieved
great success including Bill Grissom and
Wilson died June 29, 2001 in Tulia,
Texas and is buried in Plainview.