NCAA Pants Party: Florida A&M Vs. Niagara

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know-your-facts

Tallahassee, FL

#1 Mar 13, 2007
FYI
Florida A&M has made more contributions to professional sports aside from “that deliciously sexy milk chocolate drop Pam Oliver of Fox Sports.”
Alums that have excelled athletically include:
“Bullet” Bob Hayes
Two Olympic Gold Medals in Track
NFL
Played for the Dallas Cowboys
Made the Pro-Bowl 3 times
Played in two Super Bowls
The only person in history who has won an Olympic Gold Medal and a Super Bowl ring
Althea Gibson (The first African American to win Wimbledon)
Vince Coleman (MLB)
Andre Dawson (MLB)
Willie Galimore (NFL)
Glen Edwards (NFL- won 2 Super Bowls)
Marquis Grissom (MLB)
Earl Holmes (NFL)
Jerome James (NBA)
Hal McRae (MLB)
Nate Newton (NFL-6 time Pro-Bowler)
Ken Riley (NFL and Rhodes Scholar)
Casey Printers (NFL-Quarterback-Kansas City Chiefs)
Other recognizable figures:
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley
(for the person who didn’t make it into the doors of Foster-Tanner Fine Arts complex)
Common
(yeah, the guy in the Gap commercials, on MTV, and the new movie Smokin’ Aces)
T’Keyah Crystal Kemah
(The mom on That’s so Raven)
Anika Noni Rose
(Tony Award Winning Actress, and one of the Dreamgirls in Dreamgirls)
William Packer
(Director and Producer of Stomp the Yard and The Gospel)
Kendrick Meek (US Congressman)
Carrie Meek (Former US Congresswoman)
Corrine Brown (US Congresswoman)
Alcee Hastings (US Congressman)
David Scott (US Congressman)
Kwame Kilpatrick (Mayor of Detroit)
abland

Columbus, OH

#2 Mar 13, 2007
Is Flordia A&M even a school?
Yasmeen

Gainesville, FL

#3 Jul 15, 2008
I know this is a year and some months late but Abland...that was the most ignorant comment I've ever heard. Do your research before you go sounding stupid. It will probably save you the embarrassment of being ignorant.

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