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Kentucky running back Nate Northington at practice, 1967

Posted on September 30, 2017 | in Uncategorized | by

University of Kentucky running back Nat Northington, then a sophomore, at practice on April 5, 1967. Sept. 30 is the 50th anniversary of the day Northington became the first black player to participate in a varsity game between two Southeastern Conference football teams when the Wildcats played Ole Miss. He will be an honorary captain and will be recognized during Saturday’s game. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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