PHOTO (L-R) Tom Shanahan, Jimmy Raye, Bob Apisa at Jimmy Raye’s Michigan State Hall of Fame enshrinement, 2018.
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Media coverage of Raye of Light in ESPN, Detroit Free Press, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, MSU Alumni Magazine, Dan Daly Pro Football, The State News, radio interviews with Lansing’s Jack Ebling and WKAR’s (East Lansing) Al Martin. WRAL’s (Raleigh, N.C.) The Adam Gold Show is another station.
Growing Green: A Football Family. The 19-part series aired weekly on The Drive with Jack starting in the summer of 2022 and through the football season.
November 23, 2022
Stay tuned for “NFL 360” documentary on Jimmy Raye. I participated in interviews at his alma mater, E.E. Smith High in Fayetteville, N.C.
July 1, 2022
My guest appearance on The Adam Gold Show discussing Marlin Briscoe, Jimmy Raye and Black quarterbacks
Feb. 10, 2022
My guest spot on The Drive with Jack on Raye of Light during Black History Month.
Jan. 3, 2022
My guest spot on PennSports.Live discussing “Raye of Light.”
Dec. 28, 2021
Best-selling author John Feinstein praised Raye of Light as “outstanding book” on Michigan State’s leading role in college football in his book, “Raise a Fist, Take a Seat.”
Oct. 29, 2021
Jimmy Raye appeared on “The Drive with Jack” on the eve of the the Michigan-Michigan State game Oct. 30 at Spartan Stadium.
Oct. 1, 2021
My guest spot on “The Drive with Jack” discussing whether Bear Bryant ducked Biggie Munn’s offer to play Duffy’s Spartans.
Sept. 10, 2021
My guest spot on “The Drive with Jack” discussing Duffy Daugherty’s legacy and how it has been over shadowed by myths and fiction surrounding the 1970 USC-Alabama.
Sept. 8, 2021
The Trojan Wire story by Matt Zemak on how the 1970 USC-Alabama myth sprinkled with fiction has disrespected Michigan State and coach Duffy Daughert’y’s legacy.
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
OCT. 5, 2020
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Nov. 6, 2019
— “Every player should read Raye of Light.” David Squires, The Undefeated
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