Raymond “Rags” Matthews (born August 17, 1905-January 1, 1999) was an All-American football player atTexasChristianUniversityin the 1920s, playing end on both offense and defense. AFort Worthnative, Matthews attendedPolyHigh Schoolbefore TCU. He lettered three times under coach Matty Bell, during which the Horned Frogs posted a cumulative record of 17-5-5. He was named the team’s Most Valuable Player after the 1926 and 1927 seasons, and was selected to play in the Shrine East-West All-Star Game as a senior in 1927, the first year players from the Southwest Conference were included. Matthews was named to the All-Time All-SWC Team in 1969, and was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1971. He died in his hometown at the age of 93 in 1999.