Part IV: The “Time” face that launched a thousand Bear Bryant myths

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN Part IV: Black Historiography Reasons abound to recognize college football's true 1960s pioneers that made the 1970 USC-Alabama game possible. Michigan State's 1960s teams opened doors as the sport's first fully integrated rosters, influencing opportunities for the first Black athletes at southern schools. They endured abuse traveling down that path, but their leadership ultimately allowed USC's Black players to compete without incident at Alabama. They were spared the indignities of…

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