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1968 Sam Houston State University Men’s & Women’s Championship Teams

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1968 NIRA National Finals held in Sacramento, California.

Sam Houston State University, Rodeo Coach Sonny Sikes, their Rodeo Teams won both the Men’s and Women’s National Championship.


Men’s Team:

Ronnie Williams

Bob Smith (deceased),

Carl Deaton

Dan Harris

Bill Burton

and Jimbo Daniels.


Women’s Team:

Kay Williams

Willie Little

and  Becky Bergeron.


Men’s team events were steer wrestling, calf roping, and bareback riding.

Women’s team events were barrel racing and goat tying.