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Raye on how NFL teams read Michigan State

Raye on how NFL teams read Michigan State

They call it “The Reading.” When NFL teams are in the final stages of preparing for the draft, they set aside a day or two when the general manager, player personnel executives, the coaching staff and scouts gather in a conference room. They read through the reports...

Sports radio and interviews on Raye of Light

Sports radio and interviews on Raye of Light

In the media with Tom Shanahan and Jimmy Raye. Here you'll find sources from Fayetteville Observer, UNCTV, Pro Football Daly, Detroit Free Press, Sherman Report, USA Today, WRAL Sports Fan, Jack Ebling 730 AM, Al Martin WKAR, Lansing Library, MSU.EDU and MSU Alumni Magazine.Raye...

Raye of Light book signing

Raye of Light book signing

Fayetteville Observer sports writer Sammy Batton wrote about a hometown book signing for Raye of Light and Fayetteville Hall of Famer Jimmy Raye. Raye attended then-segregated E.E. Smith High in Fayetteville, N.C.Raye was recruited by progressive Michigan State head coach...

Fayetteville Barnes and Noble book signing May 1

Fayetteville Barnes and Noble book signing May 1

When and Where: May 1 at Fayetteville Barnes and Noble Jimmy Raye and Tom Shanahan will discuss their book Raye of Light at the Barnes and Noble in Fayetteville, N.C. The book signing is at 7 p.m. Friday May 1. The address is 121 Glensford Drive, Fayetteville, N.C., 28314. The...

Original satellite camp was Michigan State Underground Railroad

Original satellite camp was Michigan State Underground Railroad

The late Duffy Daugherty, perched above Spartan Stadium for Michigan State’s spring game Saturday, must be chortling over news the Southeastern Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference are upset with Big Ten satellite camps in the South. Daugherty, of course, founded the...

Watch Jimmy Raye as featured guest on UNC TV

Watch Jimmy Raye as featured guest on UNC TV

"Raye of Light" was featured on UNC-TV's Black Issues Forum this week. UNC-TV is the state's PBS station. Click here for the show Jimmy Raye, a ground-breaking black quarterback at Michigan State and college and NFL coaching pioneer, was the guest of Deborah Holt Noel...

Chicago Tribune posts Raye of Light story

Chicago Tribune posts Raye of Light story

Thanks to the Chicago Tribune for using Ed Sherman's story on "Raye of Light" first posted on www.shermanreport.com.Click here: Shermanreport.com book report posted on Raye of LightClick here: Chicago Tribune picks up Sherman Report on Raye of LightMore national...

MLK stopped at Michigan State between Oslo and Selma

MLK stopped at Michigan State between Oslo and Selma

Martin Luther King Jr. visited Michigan State University’s campus and spoke to a full house of 4,000 that greeted him with a standing ovation on Feb. 11, 1965 at The Auditorium. Only two months earlier King had accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo,...

Spartans turn out for Raye of Light book signing

Spartans turn out for Raye of Light book signing

Thanks to all the Michigan State alums, friends and family of Jimmy Raye and mine who turned out to a successful book signing Sunday at the Barnes and Noble in Cary.Spartans living everywhere across this great country. There were Michigan State alums representing the 50s, 60s,...

Shermanreport on Raye of Light

Shermanreport on Raye of Light

Thanks to Ed Sherman of the Shermanreport.com for posting a book report on Raye of Light. I appreciate that Ed recognized the book about Duffy Daugherty's Underground Railroad is an untold story.Click here: Shermanreport.com book report posted on Raye of LightClick...