Today's Tidbit... Going Pro in Something Other Than Football
Michigan State and Wisconsin played in Madison on October 29, 1955, with both teams possessing players who went pro on the football field. Earl Morrall and Norm Masters were first-team All-Americans for the Rose Bowl-bound Spartans, and others won All-Big Ten honors.
The Badgers had less success on the field, but the list of expected starters shows one player who gained fame off the field. Can you spot him?
Badgers’ right guard, Stephen Ambrose, became a professor and popular historian, penning Band of Brothers, Undaunted Courage, and numerous other works.
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