Ken Houston, Hall of Fame Defensive Back - Journey to Greatness

In this episode of "Journey to Greatness," we delve into the inspiring life story of Hall of Fame defensive back Ken Houston. From humble beginnings in Lufkin, Texas, Ken's unwavering love for football led him to overcome adversity. Despite receiving just one scholarship offer, Ken's extraordinary talent and determination propelled him to be drafted by the Houston Oilers in the ninth round of the 1967 draft. Through a remarkable 14-season professional career, Ken Houston established himself as one of the game's finest. With an incredible 12 Pro Bowl selections and an induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986, his achievements speak volumes. Beyond his playing days, Ken continued to make a lasting impact as he transitioned into coaching at various levels. Reflecting on his journey, Ken attributes his success to his unrelenting work ethic, the power of teamwork, and a coach who instilled the values of protecting and caring for teammates. Recently honored with induction into the Texas High School Football Hall of Fame, Ken's story is a testament to the transformative power of dedication and perseverance in pursuit of greatness. Join us on this inspiring episode of "Journey to Greatness" as we uncover the remarkable journey of Ken Houston, a true legend in the world of football.