Truck driver father keeps rolling along
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Truck driver father keeps rolling along

Steve Rochell combines work with Air Force and Notre Dame games

Photo: Isaac Rochell (90)

Semi-truck drivers know all the best places to stop across the country. If you accept that axiom, Steve Rochell is an authority on a visiting fan attending college football games.

Rochell owns a semi-truck as an independent contractor. Whenever it’s possible, he combines work with football pleasure to see his sons play. This is his fifth year of traveling coast to coast from his home in McDonough, Georgia, near Atlanta. ... 

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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,,, 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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