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Jack Trice
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Football Player
    (1902-October 8, 1923)
    Born in Hiram, Ohio
    Tackle for Iowa State College (now Iowa State University)
    Died from injuries sustained while being trampled by 3 players from the University of Minnesota
    His college major was animal husbandry.
    He married young.
    In a letter found after his death, he stated he felt the responsibility of his entire ethnicity on his shoulders.
    He was the child of an ex-slave and Buffalo Soldier.
    He was Iowa State's first black football player.
    On October 6, 1923, during a game, he suffered a broken collarbone, internal bleeding and hemmorhaged lungs.
    It's speculated his death was racially motivated.
    In 1997, Iowa State named their football stadium in his honor.

Credit: Black Chic


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