Texas key stop on Michigan State Underground Railroad
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Texas key stop on Michigan State Underground Railroad

Rick Gosselin's Dallas Morning News story on Michigan State recruiting Texas

Photo: Gene Washington as a young Spartan in 1966 and when recognized at a Michigan State game with his 2011 College Football Hall of Fame plaque.

Note: Dallas Morning News columnist Rick Gosselin, a Michigan State grad, wrote about Gene Washington and other Spartans recruited by Duffy Daugherty out of segregated Texas in his Dec. 25 column before the Cotton Bowl.

Thanks to Rick Gosselin for Twitter post on Raye of Light

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