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Catalog Number 2009.030.103
Description Plaque commemorating Tyreese Knox of Jefferson High School being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 25, 1995. Plaque includes image of Knox and a brief biography: "When Tyreese Knox ran the football for Jefferson High in Daly City in the early 1980's, opponents tended to duck for cover. Knox was a man among boys at the prep level. / Knox, who spent his freshman year at Serramonte High in Daly City, set California prep rushing records for yardage (5,217) and touchdowns (78). / His three Jefferson teams, under the tutelage of Coach Ron Fassler, posted a combined 24-9 record. In his senior year, the Indians won the Central Coast Section Division II-North championship. / After his illustrious high school career, Knox went to the University of Nebraska where he finished with 1, 358 yards and 12 touchdowns. He scored three touchdowns in the Sugar Bowl and Fiesta Bowl in 1987 and 1988 respectively."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Tyreese Knox Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 25, 1995
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Alpine's specially hand-crafted hand-rubbed wood plaques offer you a quality product for rock bottom prices / Alpine / Awards / Inc." (black, green and white sticker on back complete with locations and addresses)
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
Football
Knox, Tyreese
Jefferson High School
Subjects Sports
Football
Awards
People Knox, Tyreese