Keyshawn Johnson, Football Legend & Sport Broadcaster; Warren Moon, Pro Football Hall of Fame; Rashied Davis, NFL Wide Receiver; and W. Jerome Stanley, Sports Agent/Attorney
Notable West Athletic Alumni Include:
STEPHEN BAKER, also known as ‘The Touchdown Maker, spent his five-year pro football career as a New York Giants wide receiver.
ISAAC BRUCE, a 1999 All-Pro Team wide receiver and 14-year Rams player, earned a Super Bowl Ring in 2000.
CHARLES DEJURNETT’s 12-year career was spent playing for the Chargers and Rams.
KEYSHAWN JOHNSON went from WLAC to USC and became the first pick in the 1996 NFL Draft. He played wide receiver for the New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dallas Cowboys and Carolina Panthers before becoming a sports broadcaster. (Note: His long-time agent W. Jerome Stanley, a star in his own arena, is also a WLAC alumni).
WARREN MOON played for the WLAC Oilers in 1974-75 and set school and conference records before transferring to the University of Colorado. He was a star in the Canadian Football League before joining the Houston Oilers where, as quarter back, he become the highest paid player at the time and a 9-time Pro Bowler. Later, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
SAM ROGERS was a second round draft pick out of the University of Colorado and played for the Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers and Atlanta Falcons.
EDELL SHEPHERD played for the Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Houston Texan and the Detroit Lions.
TERRELL WILLIAMS transferred to East Carolina where he was an all-star nose guard, then became a university and NFL defensive line coach.
KESLEY KONDO and GABRIEL ASAKURA pitched for Brazil in the World Baseball Classic in Panama City, Panama. Asakura went on to pitch professionally in California,Alaska and Brazil.
NOV 2015- SportsCenter Featured Alumnus Trey Boone of Dikinson State as No. 1 Play of the Day. Boone took a pitch on a sweep to the right side and did a front flip over a Dakota State defender into the end zone, where he landed on his feet.