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Legend gets his due
07-12-2010 10:57 AM
Jeffries reflects on his journey through college football history before Hall of Fame induction
Willie Jeffries, his wife, Mary, and two of his children have a road trip on tap this week to South Bend, Ind.
It’s not a pilgrimage to Notre Dame.
No, Jeffries is going to take his appointed place in the College Football Hall of Fame. The 2010 Enshrinement Festival runs Saturday and Sunday.
“It is quite an honor for me,” said Jeffries, whose 29-year college coaching career netted a 179-132-6 record, including a 128-77-4 mark in 19 seasons during twostints at South Carolina State, his alma mater.
“Being inducted into the college football hall of fame is the apex of my profession. In all my years of coaching, I never thought about any halls of fame, especially this one. There is no greater honor for a coach.”
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