Michigan State adds Hall of Famer to Ring of Fame
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Michigan State adds Hall of Famer to Ring of Fame

Clint Jones named added to Spartan Stadium at Oregon game

Photo: Clint Jones breaks a tackle helping the Spartans' 24-7 win at Michigan in 1965.

Clinton Jones will take to the Spartan Stadium turf Saturday night with wobblier legs than the purpose the two-time All-American halfback ran with a half-century ago in Michigan State’s season-opening 13-3 win Sept. 18, 1965 against UCLA.

Emotion, not age, will turn his legs to jelly at halftime of Saturday’s Oregon-Michigan State game with national title implications. His name will be unveiled on the Spartan Stadium Ring of Fame as member of the College Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015. ... 

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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

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