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Slack signs with Southwestern

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Posted: Friday, February 1, 2019 2:07 pm

The Slack athletic dynasty continues with J.J. Slack signing today to play both football and baseball at Southwestern University at Georgetown.

The Liberty High School senior was treated to a signing ceremony this afternoon with his proud parents and coaches Joe and Karen Slack at his side.

Slack was named All-District MVP this past December and made First Team All-District his junior year at running back, the year he set the school rushing record. His sophomore year Slack was named All-District Offensive Newcomer of the Year.

Slack was named to the Texas Sports Writers Association All-State Team for the 2017 season.

He made Second Team All-District baseball last season and in his freshman year. He was picked as the district’s baseball Defensive MVP his sophomore year.

Slack signs with Southwestern
The Vindicator | Robert Ward

Slack has appeared in this newspaper’s sports pages a number of times, made the front page once or twice, and has been named Athlete of the Week at least half a dozen times.

Slack signs with Southwestern

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