Former Texas A&M quarterback Gary Kubiak, who won a Super Bowl as head coach of the Denver Broncos, has been elected to the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Kubiak is part of a nine-member class that will be induced April 7, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Waco Convention Center. Kubiak in his first season as head coach at Denver beat Carolina to win Super Bowl 50 in 2015. Kubiak coached one more season, then retired, citing his health. Kubiak was 82-75 as an NFL head coach which included eight seasons with the Houston Texans.
Kubiak starred at St. Pius X High School, leading them to three state championships while throwing for 6,190 yards. The school named its football stadium after Kubiak last week. Kubiak played at A&M from 1980-82, earning All-Southwest Conference honors his senior year. He passed for 4,078 yards and 31 touchdowns for the Aggies.
He was drafted in the eighth round by Denver, playing with the Broncos from 1983-1991, appearing in three Super Bowls. He coached running backs at A&M from 1992-93 then was an NFL assistant for San Francisco (1994), Denver (1995-2005), reaching three more Super Bowls with Denver.
The other members of the Class of 2018 are former Texas A&I and Chicago Bears running back Johnny Bailey (deceased), former University of Texas volleyball and basketball player Nell Fortner, Mary Hardin-Baylor national championship football coach Pete Fredenburg, Duncanville girls high school basketball coach and eight-time state champion Cathy Self-Morgan, former basketball player, coach, and athletic director for Texas Tech Gerald Myers, former seven time all-star Texas Ranger baseball player Michael Young, former University of Texas quarterback Vince Young and Olympic medalist and former University of Texas swimmer Jill Sterkel.