The media and Raye of Light

The media and Raye of Light

PHOTO (L-R) Tom Shanahan, Jimmy Raye, Bob Apisa at Jimmy Raye’s Michigan State Hall of Fame enshrinement, 2018.

Media coverage of Raye of Light in ESPN, Detroit Free Press, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, MSU Alumni Magazine, Dan Daly Pro Football, radio interviews with Lansing’s Jack Ebling and WKAR’s (East Lansing) Al Martin. WRAL’s (Raleigh, N.C.) Adam Gold is among other stations.

June 21, 2021

The State News Story on Arts and Letters Connect and Arts and Letters Projects interns Lauren Freeland and Finn Lambouris helping tell the story through Twitter graphics and videos of Duffy Daugherty’s pioneering 1960s teams.

June 9, 2021

The Spartan Beat Discussing Michigan State’s history leading college football integration.

NOV. 9, 2020

The Roanoke Times on Charlie Thornhill, Raye of Light and Through the Banks of the Red Cedar.

NOV. 9, 2020

SPORTS EXCHANGE Discussing Through the Banks of the Red Cedar

OCT. 12, 2020

Click here to listen Jerry LeVias and myself appear on The Drive with Jack. Jerry discusses Duffy Daugherty, Willie Ray Smith (Bubba’s father), playing for Hayden Fry at SMU and college football integration. Oct. 12, 2020.

— “Duffy Daugherty was the Harriett Tubman of college football.” Jerry LeVias

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OCT. 5, 2020

— Click here to hear Eric Marshall and myself on The Drive with Jack

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JULY 6, 2020

The Athletic features “Raye of Light” in its College Football Reading Room

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MAY 26, 2020

— Click here to my appearance on “Get off my Pylon” with Matt Zemek. We also discuss Army, Navy and Air Force at the end.

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FEB. 13, 2020

Raye of Light, Spectrum Chevrolet Sports Night in North Carolina, Feb. 13, 2020

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Nov. 6, 2019

— The Undefeated’s David Squires features Raye of Light and Michigan State’s leading role in the integration of college football

— “Every player should read Raye of Light.” David Squires, The Undefeated

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Summer, 2019

Click here for Raye of Light highlighted in The Official Big Ten history book, “This is B1G.” By Ed Sherman.

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Tom Shanahan and Jimmy Raye with Al Martin of WKAR in 2016 for his radio sow.

APRIL 15, 2015

Click here for Jimmy Raye’s appearance on PBS UNC-TV’S Black Forum

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FEBRUARY 17, 2015

USA Today feature by Jarrett Bell on Jimmy Raye

I hope to update transferring media stories from my old website to this site soon. Thanks for your patience and visiting my website. Spread the word.

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FEBRUARY 16, 2015

— The Sherman Report, Raye of Light

— The Chicago Tribune, story by Ed Sherman, Raye of Light

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SEPTEMBER 25, 2014

YouTube video: Historical Society of Greater Lansing with Jimmy Raye and Tom Shanahan

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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014

The Detroit Free Press on Raye of Light

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