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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Clinton Jones on new president Kevin Guskiewciz and revisiting Kenan Stadium

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Michigan State College Football Hall of Famer Clinton Jones was a recent guest on "The Drive with Jack." Jones, a two-time All-American halfback on the 1965 and 1966 national title teams, discussed Michigan State hiring Kevin Guskiewicz as the school's new president. Jones also gave a "shoutout" to my research writing "Raye of Light, Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty the Integration of College Football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans. Jones has learned about…

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Michigan State honoring Duffy Daugherty and his 1960s teams has Gene Smith as a unique supporter

PHOTO: Michigan State's Duffy Daugherty with his five two-time All-American players from the 1965-66 national title teams (L-R): Clinton Jones, Bob Apisa, Bubba Smith, Gene Washington and George Webster. Tom Shanahan is an author and college football integration historian honored by the FWAA for his story on the 1962 Rose Bowl. *** Michigan State’s plans for a statue honoring Duffy Daugherty and his 1960s teams that led college football integration are still on the drawing board, but Ohio…

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