DD "Dot" Leathers
DD "Dot" Leathers
Year: 1989
Sport: Football, Basketball, Baseball

D.D. "Dot" Leathers' list of achievements at Itawamba Community College from 1948-1950 was quite lengthy.

He was captain of the first football team, the first men's basketball team and was a member of the first baseball team at then Itawamba Junior College.

Leathers was named All-Mississippi Valley Conference in basketball and was the first recipient of the first athletic scholarship at the college. He later became the first student-athlete to earn an athletic scholarship at a four-year school and was voted Most Athletic by the student body.

He also served as president of the first graduating class.

Leathers played football and basketball at Bethel College where he was a started and lettered both years in both sports.