The Jimmy Raye Project: A Story of a Man who carved a path for Black players and coaches

PHOTO: Jimmy Raye today posing as if he had boarded Duffy Daugherty's Underground Railroad in 1964 bound for Michigan State. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report NFL Media's release promoting its February 8 screening of a documentary on Jimmy Raye during Super Bowl week. *** The National Football League is celebrating this Black History Month with a private screening of The Jimmy Raye Project, a special episode of the Emmy Award-Winning series 'NFL 360' that explores how one man's story…

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“I tell untold stories on college football integration”

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN I tell untold stories about college football integration. My quest is to lay down the facts of the true 1960s pioneers. The stories are focused on but not limited to Michigan State’s 1960s leadership under Duffy Daugherty. The College Football Hall of Fame coach assembled the sport’s first fully integrated rosters while his Underground Railroad teams tapped the segregated South. However, I learned from writing “Raye of Light” presenting the…

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Correcting ESPN on Duffy Daugherty’s legacy

Visit my website homepage, Tom Shanahan.Report EPISODE 8: Michigan State coach Duffy Daugherty, whose 1960s teams were college football's first fully integrated rosters, was egregiously and inaccurately cast in ESPN's 150th college football anniversary series as a coach who recruited Black athletes merely to win football games. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AROiS2J7d7M Click here for more episodes. Scroll down. https://twitter.com/Shanny4055/status/1402405083502026752

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