Texas A&M former students Denne Freeman and Charean Williams are among eight media members selected to join the Texas Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday.

Freeman was a longtime Texas sports editor for the Associated Press who graduated from A&M in 1959. Williams has covered the NFL since 1994 and earned the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Dick McCann Award. She graduated from A&M in 1986.

Joining Freeman and Williams in the class are John McClain from the Houston Chronicle; Randy Galloway, a long-time columnist and talk show host in Dallas-Fort Worth; Brad Sham, the radio play-by-play voice of the Dallas Cowboys; Eric Nadel, the radio announcer for the Texas Rangers; Bill Mercer, a legendary announcer in the Dallas-Fort Worth area; and the late Frank Glieber, who was sports director at KRLD in Dallas. The eight media members join Dan Jenkins, Blackie Sherrod, Dave Campbell, Mickey Herskowitz, Verne Lundquist, Jack Dale, Kern Tips and Frank Fallon in the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

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