Wally Triplett in the Detroit Free Press

November 21, 2009 at 7:18 pm Leave a comment

Today’s Detroit Free Press has a short Q&A with Wally Triplett ’49, who is the central character in our Sept-Oct cover story, “Men Among Lions.” In the Free Press piece, Triplett talks about being one of only a handful of blacks on the Penn State campus in the mid-1940s, about playing football without face masks, and about spending his post-NFL years living in Detroit.

He also expresses concern about today’s Penn State-Michigan State game: “I think we should win,” he says. “But I’m worried because we’ve played so poorly.”

Not to worry, Wally.

Tina Hay, editor

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