Former SWC commissioner Jacoby dead at 80
DALLAS -- Fred Jacoby, a former commissioner of the defunct Southwest Conference, died Saturday at his home following a lengthy battle with cancer. Jacoby was 80.
His death was announced in separate statements issued by the American Southwest Conference and the Lone Star Conference, smaller-school conferences he served before retiring in 2006.
Jacoby was commissioner of the Southwest Conference from
1982-93. The conference dissolved in the mid-1990s when Texas,
Texas A&M, Texas Tech ...
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