Kyle Harrell, a 1993 graduate of Livingston High School, was recently inducted into the Hall of Honor, which is the highest athletics accolade bestowed upon Texas State University athletics alumni. Named to the Athletics Alumni Hall of Honor Class, Harrell was voted on by the Texas State University “T” Association Board of Directors. The 2021 Induction Ceremony took place Nov. 12 in the J. Garland Warren Room at Bobcat Stadium.
Each recipient was also recognized during halftime at the Nov. 13 Bobcat football game against Georgia Southern. Harrell was a four-year letter winner for the Texas State Football program from 1994-97. As a guard on the offensive line, he started in 34 consecutive games and was a three-time Southland Conference All-Academic awardee and an All-Southland Conference Honorable Mention recipient in 1997.
Harrell is a long-time season ticket holder for Texas State football and baseball and a T-Association and Bobcat Club donor. He and his wife Elissa and three children, Hope, Lily and Fuller, reside in Hollywood Park near San Antonio. Their daughter, Hope, is a recent Texas State graduate. Harrell is the son of George and Phyllis Harrell of Livingston who attended the induction ceremony along with a contingent of friends from Livingston. (l-r) George Harrell, Phyllis Harrell, Kyle Harrell, Don Clayton, Rhonda Clayton, Kevin Snook, Patricia Snook, Sheryl Dominy, Corky Cochran, Henry Ager and Richard Defee.