Wayne Simien, Bud Stallworth, David Jaynes to be Inducted into Kansas Sports Hall of Fame
July 10, 2012
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Three former Kansas Jayhawks – Wayne Simien, Bud Stallworth and David Jaynes – will be inducted into the state of Kansas Sports Hall of Fame in October.
-- Simien helped lead the Jayhawks to a 110-28 record during his career, along with three Big 12 Championships, four NCAA Tournament appearances, two Final Fours and an Elite Eight.
-- The Hartselle, Ala., native was a two-time all-league selection who ended his career with an 18.1 scoring average and his 50 points against Missouri in 1972 ranks second on the KU single-game scoring list.
-- Stallworth’s jersey was officially retired on Jan. 31, 2005.
-- Stallworth was the seventh overall pick in the 1972 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. He played five seasons in the NBA and finished his career playing in 313 games and averaging 7.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game. His best season came in 1974-75 with the New Orleans Jazz when he averaged 9.9 points and 3.4 rebounds per game, while shooting 42 percent from the field.
-- His 35 career passing touchdowns stood as a school record for 34 years.
-- Jaynes earned All-America honors in 1973 after completing 172-of-330 of his passes for 2,131 yards and 13 touchdown passes. He finished fourth in the voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1973. He is one of only three players (John Hadl and Bobby Douglass) in school history to finish in the top eight in the Heisman Trophy voting.
-- Jaynes had his best game during his senior season in which he set a then-school record against Tennessee. He connected on 35-of-58 attempts for 394 yards.
-- He directed the Jayhawks to a 7-4-1 record during his senior season, including a trip to the Liberty Bowl and was named the Liberty Bowl Offensive MVP.
-- Jaynes led KU in passing for three consecutive seasons, while leading the conference in two of those seasons (1972 and 1973).
-- After completing his senior season he was invited to participate in the 1973 East-West Shrine Game. He was drafted with the 66th pick in the third round of the 1974 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs.