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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Bubba Smith’s big brother was instrumental to Michigan State’s Civil Rights football drive

PHOTO: Willie Ray Smith Jr. was featured in a 1999 Dallas "Morning News" series highlighting 100 years of Texas high school football. By TOM SHANAHAN A pivotal figure in Michigan State football history, despite never playing for the Spartans, died at age 77 on Jan. 29 in Beaumont, Texas. He was 77. “He was the only football player I ever idolized,” once stated Bubba Smith, the “little” brother that was a Michigan State College Football Hall of Famer…

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