Tommie Smith entered San Jose State on a basketball scholarship but concentrated on track under Coach Bud Winter and became the only man, all time, to hold 11 simultaneous World and Olympic records: 200-meter dash, Olympic and World record, set in Mexico City in 1968, 19.83; 220-yard dash, 19.5; 400 meters, 44.5; 440-yard indoor, 46.2; 200-meter and 220- yard dash straightaway; 19.5; and five records as a member of relay teams.

Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1999.

Plaque location: San Jose State University