Haas was not only a sensational football player at Corpus Christi High School, but was a state champion sprinter and an all-star baseball player as well. He led his team to the quarterfinals in 1933, the finals in 1934 and the semifinals in 1935. He was a great punter, an out standing defensive halfback and a sensational runner and passer. Haas was twice named to all-state teams, in 1934 and 1935, and went on to star in football and baseball at the University of Texas. He is now a successful geologist in Houston.