Hillsborough football hall of fame


Deryl Borders played basketball, baseball, and football all three years at Hillsborough High School. As a sophomore in 1960, he was a varsity running back and as a senior he played quarterback, lettering both years under Coach Bernie Wilson. In football he earned honors as All City, All Western Conference, All State and All Southern. He played in the All Star Game in Gainesville and was named Honorable Mention as All American. His senior year HHS won the City and Conference Championships. In baseball he lettered three years. In his Junior year his batting average was .500 and he was offered contracts with the New York Mets and Pittsburg Pirates, which he declined. In baseball he earned honors as All City, All Conference, and All State. In his senior he was named to the All State Tournament Team. Football scholarship to University of Tampa where he played defensive back for two years. Presently, Daryl is a published author “Not My Heart But Yours” and is a Public Speaker for donating organs for life.