Raymond "Rags" Matthews is known for drawing national attention to Texas football as a result of his outstanding performance in the 1927 East-West Shrine Game. The All-SWC end from TCU led the West team to a 16-6 upset victory. Matthews was named the game's outstanding player and in 1968, was chosen as one of the game's all-time All-West team members. In 1969, he was selected as an all-time All-Southwest Conference end. Matthews was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1965.