Inducted September 27, 1980
Jim Toler was a two-year letterman in football for SMS in the mid-1950’s, playing a season each for Coaches Harold Stratton and Aldo Sebben. He came to SMS as a junior college transfer and operated for the Bruins at both fullback and linebacker. He was named to the all-MIAA second team in 1956 at fullback and was the sixth leading scorer in the conference that year as the Bruins claimed third place in the league standings. A native of Garland, TX, Toler received an additional honor in 1956 when he was selected for the MIAA Sportsmanship Award.