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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A Duffy history lesson for Michigan State’s new president

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report PHOTO: Kevin Guskiewicz, captured in this photo as North Carolina's Chancellor, takes over March 4 as Michigan State's President. By TOM SHANAHAN Welcome to Michigan State, President Kevin Guskiewciz. I’ve been told you have a high school and college journalist background. We have that in common, although upon further review I recognize your post-college career leaves me trailing your brain power like a nose tackle chasing a speedy tailback. I also learned that…

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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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