Last Updated: February 9, 2016

Former Lufkin Panthers that Played or Playing at the Next Level

 

Class Of Name Position College(s) Drafted High Level
  Pete Runnels 1B/2B Rice University 1951-1964 MLB
1970 Sandy Bate 3B Texas A&M University    
  Bubba Holland OF Angelina College    
1972 Mike Akridge IF Angelina College    
1973 Donald Carr P/OF Texas Wesleyan University 1976-Cin-28 AAA
  Steve Day SS University of Texas 1977-Mil-8  
  Bud Weathers OF Angelina College    
1974 Allen Brown C Ranger College    
1975 Lloyd David Parker OF Angelina College    
1976 Ed Berry P Angelina College    
1977 Sy Mayes P Angelina College/Texas Wesleyan    
  Larry Brown C Angelina College    
  Terry Johnson OF Angelina College    
  Matt Owens P Angelina College    
  Charlie Kimmey 3B/C Angelina College    
1978 Rusty Ford P Angelina College/St Xavier(Chicago)/Texas Wesleyan 1984-Sd-17  AAA
  Timmy Hanks OF Angelina College    
  Kevin Hill 1B Angelina College/Texas Wesleyan    
  William Prince P Angelina College    
1979 Curtis Fancher P Angelina College    
1980 Ronnie King OF Angelina College/Baylor University 1984-Tex-32 A+ 
  David Lewis IF Angelina College 1984-Phil Rookie 
1981 Kent White LHP Angelina College    
1982 Joey Waggonner IF Stephen F.Austin State University    
1984 Michael Hughey C Texas Christian University    
  Bryan McCarty P Baylor University    
  Chris Cauley P/1B Texas Christian University Florida State League  A+ 
1985 Royce Shepard P Lamar University    
1987 Barry Shepard P Angelina College    
1988 Ray Berry IF Angelina College    
1989 Hayland Hardy IF Angelina/Delta State  1993-Mil Rookie 
1990 Stafford Wallace P   1990-Sea-10  
1991 Chris Seelbach P   1991-Atl-4 MLB
1992 Chad Alexander OF Texas A&M University; 1992 USA Today High School All American, Texas A&M University 1995 NCAA All-American, 2nd round draft pick of Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Seattle Mariners, Detroit Tigers 1995-Hou-3 AAA
  Ryan Berry P Angelina College    
1993 Ronald Dempsey OF Kansas/Texas A&M University 1993-Tor-48  
  Andre Shaw OF   1993-Atl-57  
  Robert Keens P Kansas/Texas A&M University    
  Tony Cathcart P Angelina College/Univ of Iowa    
1997 Clark Todd C   1997-Chc-38  
1998 Craig Bowser OF Houston Baptist University 1998-Det-44  
  Adrian Adams IF Prairie View A&M    
  Jacob Fitzgerald P Angelina College    
1999 David Teaff IF Alvin JC/East Texas Baptist University    
  Matt Holland IF Harding University/Lubbock Christian University    
  Dustin Prince IF Angelina College    
2000 Jon Bate IF Angelina College    
  Brent Brooks P Texas Tech/Weatherford/Sam Houston State    
  Wade Fitzerald RHP Angelina College    
  Patrick Leslie P Paris Junior College    
2001 Trey Hearne RHP Angelina College/Corpus Christi A&M / Memphis Redbirds 2007-Stl-28  AAA
  Brett McDaniel RHP Vernon Junior College    
  Cody Deal C Paris Junior College/Henderson State University    
2002 Robert Ray RHP

Texas A&M / Dunedin(A) Florida State League / Toronto Blue Jays / Las vegas 51's

2007-Tor-7  A+/MLB
  Kendall Thurman RHP Angelina College 2004-Kc-41  
2003 Craig Whitaker RHP San Jose Giants (A) - California League / Richmond Flying Squirrels 2003-Sf-1 AA
2004 J.P. Holton RHP Hill College / University of Texas at San Antonio    
  Todd Connerly RHP Angelina College / Lee University 2005-Sd-30  
  Joe Register OF Texarkana/Texas A&M University / Southern Arkansas    
  Josh Rhoden IF Hill College    
2005 Drew Ormsby RHP Angelina College    
  Chris McClendon IF Texarkana/University of Kentucky /Gateway Grizzlies (Frontier League) . River City Rascals    
  Eric Johnston OF University of Texas at San Antonio    
  Adam Sellers 1B Texas Southern University 2009 ALL SWAC 1st team    
2006 Kyle McDaniel RHP Angelina College    
  Blake Ford RHP Northeast Texas College/Lamar University (Athlete of the Year) 2011-Hou-1330   
  Blake Williams OF Southwestern University    
2007 Raphael Thomas OF Oklahoma State University / Lubbock Christian 2007-La-31  
  Jeremy Tamez RHP Stephen F.Austin State University    
2008 John Tatum IF Angelina College / McNeese State    
  Marcus Drake LHP Cedar Valley College / Eastern New Mexico University    
  Johnny Gomez IF/DH Panola / Northeast Texas Community College    
  Ricky Dominguez OF Paul Quinn College / Mountain View    
2009 Chase Greening RHP Angelina College / Stephen F. Austin State University    
  JP Clifton RHP Angelina College / Northwestern State university    
  Tin Enriquez SS Texarkana College / Texas College    
  Zach Marberry C Angelina College / Stephen F. Austin State University    
 
 Ryan
Nicolas 
OF  Lawson State Community College     
2010 Luis Dejesus RHP Angelina College 2011-Cle-338  
  Chase Sorrell C Texas Wesleyan / Northlake College    
  Eddy Duron RHP Northlake College    
2011 Gandy Stubblefield RHP

Texas A&M University

2011-Hou-430  
  Chris McFarland   SS   2011-Mil-551   
  Kentrell Smith OF/DH Nicholls State University    

 

Class Of Name Position College(s) Drafted High Level
  Pete Runnels 1B/2B Rice University 1951-1964 MLB
1970 Sandy Bate 3B Texas A&M University    
  Bubba Holland OF Angelina College    
1972 Mike Akridge IF Angelina College    
1973 Donald Carr P/OF Texas Wesleyan University 1976-Cin-28 AAA
  Steve Day SS University of Texas 1977-Mil-8  
  Bud Weathers OF Angelina College    
1974 Allen Brown C Ranger College    
1975 Lloyd David Parker OF Angelina College    
1976 Ed Berry P Angelina College    
1977 Sy Mayes P Angelina College/Texas Wesleyan    
  Larry Brown C Angelina College    
  Terry Johnson OF Angelina College    
  Matt Owens P Angelina College    
  Charlie Kimmey 3B/C Angelina College    
1978 Rusty Ford P Angelina College/St Xavier(Chicago)/Texas Wesleyan 1984-Sd-17  AAA
  Timmy Hanks OF Angelina College    
  Kevin Hill 1B Angelina College/Texas Wesleyan    
  William Prince P Angelina College    
1979 Curtis Fancher P Angelina College    
1980 Ronnie King OF Angelina College/Baylor University 1984-Tex-32 A+ 
  David Lewis IF Angelina College 1984-Phil Rookie 
1981 Kent White LHP Angelina College    
1982 Joey Waggonner IF Stephen F.Austin State University    
1984 Michael Hughey C Texas Christian University    
  Bryan McCarty P Baylor University    
  Chris Cauley P/1B Texas Christian University Florida State League  A+ 
1985 Royce Shepard P Lamar University    
1987 Barry Shepard P Angelina College    
1988 Ray Berry IF Angelina College    
1989 Hayland Hardy IF Angelina/Delta State  1993-Mil Rookie 
1990 Stafford Wallace P   1990-Sea-10  
1991 Chris Seelbach P   1991-Atl-4 MLB
1992 Chad Alexander OF Texas A&M University; 1992 USA Today High School All American, Texas A&M University 1995 NCAA All-American, 2nd round draft pick of Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Seattle Mariners, Detroit Tigers 1995-Hou-3 AAA
  Ryan Berry P Angelina College    
1993 Ronald Dempsey OF Kansas/Texas A&M University 1993-Tor-48  
  Andre Shaw OF   1993-Atl-57  
  Robert Keens P Kansas/Texas A&M University    
  Tony Cathcart P Angelina College/Univ of Iowa    
1997 Clark Todd C   1997-Chc-38  
1998 Craig Bowser OF Houston Baptist University 1998-Det-44  
  Adrian Adams IF Prairie View A&M    
  Jacob Fitzgerald P Angelina College    
1999 David Teaff IF Alvin JC/East Texas Baptist University    
  Matt Holland IF Harding University/Lubbock Christian University    
  Dustin Prince IF Angelina College    
2000 Jon Bate IF Angelina College    
  Brent Brooks P Texas Tech/Weatherford/Sam Houston State    
  Wade Fitzerald RHP Angelina College    
  Patrick Leslie P Paris Junior College    
2001 Trey Hearne RHP Angelina College/Corpus Christi A&M / Memphis Redbirds 2007-Stl-28  AAA
  Brett McDaniel RHP Vernon Junior College    
  Cody Deal C Paris Junior College/Henderson State University    
2002 Robert Ray RHP

Texas A&M / Dunedin(A) Florida State League / Toronto Blue Jays / Las vegas 51's

2007-Tor-7  A+/MLB
  Kendall Thurman RHP Angelina College 2004-Kc-41  
2003 Craig Whitaker RHP San Jose Giants (A) - California League / Richmond Flying Squirrels 2003-Sf-1 AA
2004 J.P. Holton RHP Hill College / University of Texas at San Antonio    
  Todd Connerly RHP Angelina College / Lee University 2005-Sd-30  
  Joe Register OF Texarkana/Texas A&M University / Southern Arkansas    
  Josh Rhoden IF Hill College    
2005 Drew Ormsby RHP Angelina College    
  Chris McClendon IF Texarkana/University of Kentucky /Gateway Grizzlies (Frontier League) . River City Rascals    
  Eric Johnston OF University of Texas at San Antonio    
  Adam Sellers 1B Texas Southern University 2009 ALL SWAC 1st team    
2006 Kyle McDaniel RHP Angelina College    
  Blake Ford RHP Northeast Texas College/Lamar University (Athlete of the Year) 2011-Hou-1330   
  Blake Williams OF Southwestern University    
2007 Raphael Thomas OF Oklahoma State University / Lubbock Christian 2007-La-31  
  Jeremy Tamez RHP Stephen F.Austin State University    
2008 John Tatum IF Angelina College / McNeese State    
  Marcus Drake LHP Cedar Valley College / Eastern New Mexico University    
  Johnny Gomez IF/DH Panola / Northeast Texas Community College    
  Ricky Dominguez OF Paul Quinn College / Mountain View    
2009 Chase Greening RHP Angelina College / Stephen F. Austin State University    
  JP Clifton RHP Angelina College / Northwestern State university    
  Tin Enriquez SS Texarkana College / Texas College    
  Zach Marberry C Angelina College / Stephen F. Austin State University    
 
 Ryan
Nicolas 
OF  Lawson State Community College     
2010 Luis Dejesus RHP Angelina College 2011-Cle-338  
  Chase Sorrell C Texas Wesleyan / Northlake College    
  Eddy Duron RHP Northlake College    
2011 Gandy Stubblefield RHP

Texas A&M University

2011-Hou-430  
  Chris McFarland   SS   2011-Mil-551   
  Kentrell Smith OF/DH Nicholls State University    
 2012  ?        
 2013  ?        
2014 ?        
 2015 Trey Cumbie  RHP  University of Houston     
 2015  Parker Ford    RHP  Mississippi State University     
 2015  Jesse Philp    RHP Texas A&M-Corpus Christi     
 2016