DeAn Pryor (2014)
During high school he was a 4-year letterman in Football, Basketball, and Track. Dean’s senior year he was selected Co-Captain of the All State Football Team in Kansas. The summer following graduation Dean competed in the National Decathlon in Tulare, CA, coached by his father he finished 8th in the competition. Following high school, Dean had numerous scholarship offers and chose the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. As a Razorback he was a 3-year football and track letterman. During his collegiate career, he won the decathlon at the Kansas Relays, was a football co-captain his senior year at Arkansas and competed in the 1952 Olympic trials as a decathlete. Dean completed his undergraduate work in Education and earned a Master’s in Education from the University of Arkansas graduating with honors.