As one of 17 tackles recruited to play at Texas in 1959, Staley Faulkner had to climb a depth chart to start for the Longhorns. In his freshman year, he sat so far down the pecking order he could barely get a properly fitting helmet. He ended up borrowing one from Denton High School for the first half of the year, earning him the nickname “Bucket Head.”
Faulkner persevered and eventually ....The rest of this article is available to Digital Subscribers only. Login or Subscribe to continue reading.