Oregon RB Royce Freeman also Army fan
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Oregon RB Royce Freeman also Army fan

AFAN: Air Force, Army, Navy newsletter on Oregon's Royce Freeman and Army's Chris Carter as high school teammates

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The Army-Navy Game is America’s ultimate neutral football rivalry for fans other than those affiliated with the academies by service or bloodlines. Either way, the winning team features future officers committed to serve their country.

Count Oregon All-American running back Royce Freeman as an exception. He’s one of Army’s passionate new fans. ... 

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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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