Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Banquet is tonight
Tyler — The first-annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award will be handed out tonight.
Campbell, the former John Tyler running back who is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will give the award to one of five finalists.
The event will be at the Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler.
The finalists are:
Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M quarterback
Bryce Petty, Baylor quarterback
Mike Evans, Texas A&M wide receiver
Jace Amaro, Texas Tech wide receiver
James Franklin, Missouri quarterback
Campbell led John Tyler to the state championship in 1973.
The Tyler Rose won the Heisman Trophy for Texas in 1977.
Campbell was a three-time NFL MVP for the Houston Oilers.
KETK Sports will be live at tonight's sold-out event in Tyler.