Pete Lammons

Phi Delta Theta Sports Hall of Fame Nominee

Brother Pete Lammons is a graduate from the University of Texas – Austin where he was a starting Tight End. After bringing UT-Austin their first National Championship in 1963, Brother Lammons was drafted by the New York Jets in 1965 to play Tight End behind the arm of Joe Namath. In 1968 he and the Jets defeated the Oakland Raiders in the American Football League Championship game for a bid to Super Bowl III against the NFL Champion, the Baltimore Colts. That year was the first year an AFL affiliate defeated an NFL team in the Super Bowl which in turn started the discussion of merging the two leagues. Along with a World Championship Brother Lammons ended his seven year professional career with three Division titles before retiring in 1972.