Bobby Drake Keith
Bobby Drake Keith received a football scholarship to Texas A&M in 1953, which enabled him to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering. He played halfback his first season. After the Junction experience he was moved to end where he remained through his senior year. A broken jaw caused him to miss the last half of the 1956 season.
His leadership abilities earned him a coaching assistantship with Paul "Bear" Bryant, at Texas A&M and at the University of Alabama. He was also an assistant with Bud Wilkinson and Gomer Jones at the University of Oklahoma before embarking on a business career. He was the only coach to serve under both legendary coaches during this time frame.
Drake retired as President and CEO of Entergy Arkansas, May 1999 in Little Rock where he continues to reside. He severs as Director of Entergy Arkansas and remains on the Governor's Economic Development Commission. He has served on numerous state and community boards and continues to give freely of himself.