My Black History Month guest spot on The Drive with Jack

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Click here for my appearance Feb. 10, 2022, on The Drive with Jack I discussed "Raye of Light" and Michigan State's leading role in college football integration. Note my comment it is a disgrace the producers and editors at The NFL Network and the Big Ten Network have failed to produce a documentary on the careers of Jimmy Raye and Sherman Lewis. They both broke ground as players aboard Michigan State coach Duffy…

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Black History Month sale special for Raye of Light: Book tells story of Michigan State’s 1960s teams leading college football integration

Click here for purchase link Note: Take anything you've heard about the 1970 USC-Alabama game (besides the final score and Sam Cunningham running for 135 yards and two touchdowns) as a pivotal moment and hit the delete button. The rest of the tale has been embellished by revisionist history with myths and outright fiction at the expense of the true 1960s pioneers. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Mark Black History Month with Raye of Light When Jimmy Raye enrolled at Michigan…

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Remembering Charlie Wedemeyer

PHOTO (Michigan State Athletics): Charlie Wedemeyer was an all-purpose quarterback, flanker and holder. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report “Spartan Verses” was a book of poems by Michigan State’s Pat Gallinagh, an Academic All-American defensive lineman on the Spartans’ 1965 and 1966 national championship teams. The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame inducted Charlie Wedemeyer, a three-year Michigan State letterman, 1966-68, on Jan. 21 in his home state of Hawaii. REMEMBERING CHARLIE WEDEMEYER Feb. 19, 1946-June 3, 2010 Punahou School,…

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