Clint Jones and his 1964 touchdown at North Carolina that history ignored

PHOTO: Clint Jones and Duffy Daugherty. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN CHAPEL HILL – Michigan State College Football Hall of Famer Clint Jones says he wants to live to be a healthy 100 years old. To that end, last week he visited the University of North Carolina’s Center for the Study of Retired Athletes. Jones, 78, was among former NFL players poked and prodded with testing and evaluations. The NFL Players Association sponsored their week through…

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Michigan State at Chapel Hill in 1964 enlightened the South and college football

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.” ---Mark Twain, Innocents Abroad/Roughing It By TOM SHANAHAN We’re unable to know a half-century later if Michigan State coach Duffy Daugherty and North Carolina coach Jim Hickey appreciated Mark Twain’s book, “Innocents Abroad/Roughing It.” But their milestone game…

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