My appearance on East Carolina’s flagship station to discuss THE RIGHT THING TO DO

My website homepage, TomShanahan.Report My appearance on East Carolina football's flagship state 94.3 FM to discuss THE RIGHT THING TO DO and more specifically the book's Foreword written by Ruffin McNeill, the former ECU head coach and player. McNeill was inspired by the coaching career of Jimmy Raye of Fayetteville, NC, to enter the coaching profession. -30- I invite you to follow me on Twitter @shanny4055 Below are links to click on to purchase my books focused. My…

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Purchase my new book: It’s the right thing to do

By TOM SHANAHAN My latest book on college football integration is available to pre-order. THE RIGHT THING TO DO The True Pioneers of College Football Integration in the 1960s Foreword by Ruffin McNeill Click here for summary and to purchase from August Publications:     *** As I said when I was invited to speak at the National Sports Media Association book festival on June 23 in Winston-Salem, no two books better tell an accurate story about college football…

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Ruffin McNeill joins The End Game discussing ups and downs of coaching and his rise from segregation to NC State elder statesman

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN The End Game’s Episode 8 features Ruffin McNeill, a former East Carolina head coach who is one the most respected coaches in his profession. He’s entering his third season serving NC State coach Dave Doeren as a special assistant. In 48-minute videocast with my co-host Herman Bulls, McNeill, 63, discussed his career from growing up as a Black youth cropping tobacco in segregated North Carolina to an elder statesman. He…

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