Max Ray Boydston

Max Ray Boydston

Birth
Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 12 Dec 1998 (aged 66)
Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 21023740 · View Source
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Professional Football Player. He was a 1954 All-America end at Oklahoma and one of the Muskogee, Oklahoma, gang that helped the Sooners to record-setting seasons under Bud Wilkinson. Boydston played on two state championship teams at Muskogee Central High School. During Boydston's Sooner days under Wilkinson, OU began a 47-game winning streak, an NCAA record that still stands. He was voted the nation's outstanding lineman by the Washington Touchdown Club in 1954. He was a first-round draft pick by the Chicago Cardinals in 1955. He played tight end with the Cardinals from 1955 thru 1958. He went on to play pro football for the Dallas Texans (1960-61) and Oakland Raiders (1962). He played for the Hamilton Tigercats in the Canadian Football League in 1959. After the end of his playing career, he taught and coached for 27 years in Texas, mostly in Sherman. He retired in 1991 and returned to Muskogee, Oklahoma, in 1993.

Bio by: Mel Bashore


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mel Bashore
  • Added: 19 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21023740
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Max Ray Boydston (22 Jan 1932–12 Dec 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21023740, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Muskogee, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .