PwC SMU Athletic Forum

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PwC SMU Athletic Forum

The PwC SMU Athletic Forum was launched in 1989 as a community outreach initiative that brings to the Dallas community individuals who have achieved extraordinary success in athletics.

Celebrating 32 seasons, the Forum is widely regarded as America's preeminent sports luncheon series, producing four annual luncheons, as well as the Doak Walker Award Presentation Banquet. Proceeds from PwC SMU Athletic Forum events are used to support athletic scholarships and operating initiatives at SMU.

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Drew Pearson

Interviewed by Donovan Lewis

April 7, 2021, 2021

Three-time All-Pro wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys. Led the NFL in receiving yards and the Cowboys to a Super Bowl XII victory in 1977. Member of the NFL 1970’s All-Decade Team and the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor.


Doak Walker Award Presentation

Hosted by Verne Lundquist

April 22, 2021

Honoring Najee Harris (Alabama), the 2020 Doak Walker Award recipient.


Chuck Morgan

Interviewed by Emily Jones

May 13, 2021

Texas Rangers public address announcer who oversees all scoreboard and video production for all Rangers home games. Has called over 3,000 consecutive games for the club beginning with the 1983 campaign. Public address announcer for the 2020 World Series which was hosted at Globe Life Field, Arlington, TX.


Tony Gonzalez

August 25, 2021

Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, six-time first-team All-Pro selection at tight end who holds the NFL receiving yardage record for tight ends. Studio analyst for FOX Sports.


Jill Ellis

October 27, 2021

Former head soccer coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team. Winningest coach in U.S. soccer history and the only coach to win two Women’s World Cup tournaments.