Dewitt "Tex" Coulter was a star football player for Masonic Home in the 1940s. Coulter, a three time all-state tackle (1940-42), led Masonic Home to a 34-5-1 record and three district titles in high school. A two-time state champion in the shot put, he also set a national high school record with a throw of 59'-1" in 1943. After enrolling at West Point, Coulter earned All-America honors at tackle on Army's 1945 National Championship team. He played left tackle for the New York Giants from 1946-1952 making the All-Pro team in 1948 and 1949. Coulter also played four seasons with Montreal in the Canadian Football League (1953-1956). He was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1997.