The media, Raye of Light and The Right Thing To Do

PHOTO (L-R) Tom Shanahan, Jimmy Raye, Bob Apisa at Jimmy Raye's Michigan State Hall of Fame enshrinement, 2018. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report 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 and other stations. April 29, 2024 My appearance with Gregory Abdur-Rasheed's…

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More Kirkus, this time on my children’s book: … images that make clear the reality of segregation … cheeky retorts … a sly touch of social commentary

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Kirkus Review of my children's book, BUBBA'S DAD, DUFFY AND COLLEGE FOOTBALL'S UNDERGROUND RAILROAD. Here is the purchase link. KIRKUS BOOK REVIEW A Spartan coach bucks the system in Shanahan's illustrated sports history. Michigan State head coach Duffy Daugherty broke collegiate football barriers. Defensive end “Bubba” Smith’s own journey to Michigan State with his father, Willie Ray Smith Sr., sets the stage for a who’s who of men who helped Daugherty do so. Starting…

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Purchase my new children’s book: Bubba’s Dad, Duffy and College Football’s Underground Railroad

My new children's book on Michigan State football history is now available through Amazon on Kindle: Bubba's Dad, Duffy and College Football's Underground Railroad. Purchase link on Amazon The book is at the printer and soon will be available in print and audio. Stay connected with my website, and I'll keep you posted. The Underground Railroad book tells the story of Willie Ray Smith S., a legendary Texas high school coach during segregation and father of College Football…

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