Wally Triplett — the first black person drafted in the NFL — also made history with the Nittany Lions He was one of two black players in the 1948 Cotton Bowl against Southern Methodist University.
Wally Triplett — the first black person drafted in the NFL — also made history with the Nittany Lions He was one of two black players in the 1948 Cotton Bowl against Southern Methodist University. Photo provided
Wally Triplett — the first black person drafted in the NFL — also made history with the Nittany Lions He was one of two black players in the 1948 Cotton Bowl against Southern Methodist University. Photo provided

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February 15, 2009 1:00 AM

Triplett, PSU helped change history

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