Milestones, Championships, Hall-of-Famers, the 1966 Game of the Century and the 1967 NFL draft

GRAPHIC (6th Block Creative): Quarterback Jimmy Raye (16), head coach Duffy Daugherty and co-captain Clinton Jones (26). Research for these lists date to 2012 and writing "Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans and the integration of college football," August Publications. Foreword by Tony Dungy. Visit my home page, TomShanahan.Report https://twitter.com/Shanny4055/status/1524877458822029323?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1524877458822029323%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftomshanahan.report%2F2022%2F05%2Ftwo-michigan-state-womens-golf-team-members-share-their-summer-reading-list%2F By TOM SHANAHAN Duffy Daugherty's Michigan State ground-breaking 1960s teams with a Great Northward Football Migration featured giants of the game recruited…

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Charlie Wedemeyer’s Hall of Fame life and wife get call from Polynesian Football Hall of Fame

PHOTO: Michigan State's Charlie Wedemeyer, who was named posthumously on Dec. 29 to the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2021, with his saintly wife Lucy in 2005 at their alma mater, Punahou School in Honolulu. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN Duffy Daugherty grabbed the microphone while mixed among a roomful of NFL icons during Super Bowl XIX week. Michigan State’s College Football Hall of Fame coach, never short on engaging stories to tell,…

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Eric Marshall’s Civil Rights journey from Mississippi to Michigan State to Vietnam and to San Francisco

PHOTO: A mob of 3,000 White supremacists, students and outsiders, sparked the deadly Ole Miss Riot of 1962. The pivotal Civil Rights moment influenced Eric Marshall's future. HIS STORY IS A LIFE LESSON FOR TODAY'S COVID-19 IMPACTED ATHLETES. HE ADAPTED TO HISTORY'S TWISTS AND TURNS, LIVING THROUGH THE OLE MISS RIOT OF 1962, ESCAPING SEGRAGATION ABOARD MICHIGAN STATE COACH DUFFY DAUGHERTY'S UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, SERVING AS A YOUNG LIEUTENANT IN VIETNAM AND RETIRING FROM A SECOND CAREER AS A…

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