Ahmad Bradshaw breaks through with drama
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Ahmad Bradshaw breaks through with drama

AFAN: Air Force, Army, Navy newsletter on Army QB and Heart of Dallas Bowl

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The reluctant Army quarterback propelled the Black Knights to their first bowl game in six years. And then for the dramatic finish to the story he scored the game-winning touchdown to end a 14-year losing streak to Navy.

Ah, now that’s a compelling Hollywood script on Ahmad Bradshaw and Army’s breakthrough season that writes itself – if it was true. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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