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Bobby Lowther

Sport: Basketball

Induction Year: 1995

Bobby Lowther is the only two-sport All-America athlete in LSU's storied sports history. In 1946, he made the Helms Foundation basketball All-America squad and was a two-event All-American in track and field, finishing second at the NCAA Championships in the javelin and fourth in the pole vault. The 6-foot-5, 185-pound Alexandria native was also the triple jump champion at the 1946 National AAU Championships. He was voted LSU's "Best All-Around Athlete" in 1947 over future Louisiana Hall of Fame members Y.A. Tittle, Al Dark and Joe Adcock.

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