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

Triplett, PSU helped change history

February 15, 2009 01:00 AM

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