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Hub Bechtol
Born:(1926-04-20)April 20, 1926
Amarillo, Texas
Died:October 22, 2004(2004-10-22) (aged 78)
Austin, Texas
Career information
CollegeTexas Tech
NFL draft1947 / Round: 1 / Pick 5
(By the Pittsburgh Steelers)
Career history
As player
1947–1949Baltimore Colts (AAFC)

Hubert Edwin "Hub" Bechtol (April 20, 1926 – October 22, 2004) was a college football player for the Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Texas Longhorns. He was a 3 Time All-American at The University of Texas at Austin in 1944, 1945, and 1946. He became the first Southwest Conference player to receive 3 All-American honors and this later led to his election to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1991. He died on October 22, 2004.[1]


  1. ^ "Hubert "Hub" Edwin Bechtol". Amarillo Globe-News. October 24, 2004. Retrieved September 23, 2014.