The Stephen F. Austin State University Lettermen's Association is committed to the improvement and promotion of SFASU athletics and academics through the effective action of leadership and promotion of voluntarism.

Granger and Ostrander inducted into Jacks of Honor


##Michael “Mike” S. Granger

Mike GrangerMike is a native of Sulphur, Louisiana. He received his BBA in Management with a minor in Marketing from SFA in December of 1985. While at SFA, Mike proudly wore number 65 while playing defensive tackle for the mighty Lumberjacks!

Mike was featured in Sports Illustrated, was honorable mention All-Conference, defensive team captain and recipient of the Mart Crawford Award.

Mike returns to SFA each spring to provide a crawfish boil for the Student Government Association’s Spring Fling and each fall to cook for the Letterman’s Day game. He also donates a crawfish boil to the Homecoming auction annually.

Some of the many organizations he is a member of include:

  • SFA Letterman’s Board
  • City of Sulphur Civil Service Board
  • Sulphur Rotary Club
  • Lake Charles H.O.G. (Harley Owner’s Group)

Mike is an insurance agent with Calcasieu Parish Farm Bureau in Sulphur. He and his wife, Gena, are members of Henning Memorial United Methodist Church where Mike serves as Chairperson of the Board of Trustees and is President of the United Methodist Men’s group.

They have two daughters, Janae and Mallen, who are both students at LSU.


##Dan Ostrander

Dan OstranderDan Ostrander of Sugarland has been named recipient of the 1999 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award given by the SFA Alumni Association.

A 1977 graduate of Angleton High School, Ostrander attended Wharton Junior College where he earned high honors in basketball. In 1979, Ostrander was named to the First Team All-Conference and was the conference’s leading scorer with an average of 21.6 points per game. He was also named Texas Athletics Junior College Player of the Year in 1979.

Ostrander enrolled at SFA in 1979 and graduated in 1982 with a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing. He also was a standout on the Lumberjack basketball team. As a senior he was named to the Second Team All Lone Star Conference and was a starting forward on SFA’s 1982 conference championship team that went 24-6 on the season. Ostrander was selected to the All Tournament Team during the Lone Star Conference Tournament in Huntsville.

In 1984, Ostrander joined Novartis Pharmaceuticals and currently serves as a Senior Institutional Oncology Sales Specialist in Texas Medical Center. His customers include MD Anderson, Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas.

Ostrander has been married since in 1986 to Louise Stimson Ostrander, a 1984 SFA biology graduate. They have 2 children, 20 year old Hannah a junior at Texas Tech and Haley a senior at Clements High School.

Ostrander served a 4 year term as president of the SFA Lettermen’s Association. During his presidency the Lettermen’s Association started a golf tournament that has now raised over $250,000 dollars for the Lettermen’s Scholarship Fund. He currently is president of the SFA Tip-In-Club that he started 9 years ago that helps raise money on yearly basis for 5 year seniors in men’s basketball.