NFL 360 Jimmy Raye documentary debuts February 7 on NFL Network

By TOM SHANAHAN The NFL Network has announced February 7 as the first date to air its NFL 360 Videos documentary on Jimmy Raye’s ground-breaking careers as a Black quarterback and Black college and NFL coach. The start time is 8 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. The film is part of series of shows the NFL Network is airing to celebrate Black History Month. “Jimmy Raye was an exceptional athlete, but he was also a trailblazer," said…

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TomShanahan.Report and NIL partners

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Listen to my partners for Name, Image and Likeness videos, and their endorsements of Raye of Light and The Right Thing To Do. My two books explain Michigan State's leading role in college football integration and the influence of Duffy Daugherty's 1950s and 1960s teams on the rest of college football. Michigan State's influence begins with Gideon Smith, who is in the Hall of Fame at three schools: Michigan State, Ferris State and…

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The NFF MacArthur Bowl’s proudest moment

PHOTO: Michigan State's Duffy Daugherty (L) and Notre Dame's Ara Parseghian share the MacArthur Bowl as co-national champions. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN Georgia won its second straight football national title a week ago today, beating TCU. A day later the Bulldogs were officially awarded the MacArthur Bowl, the National Football Foundation trophy annually presented to the national title team. You might be thinking, of course. Who else gets the trophy? Well, most college football…

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