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Raymond Berry


Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Championship player, NFL Hall of Famer, Super Bowl head coach and a Murfreesboro resident. One of these is not like the other. So how did the greatest wide receiver of his era wind up just a few miles from Middle Tennessee State? “Sally’s brother [wife’s brother], Tom Crook, owned a …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor When Raymond Berry, the perennial football player of the Baltimore Colts, called it quits at the age of 34, there was one thing and one thing only he didn’t want to do with the rest of his adult life: coach. “The coaching profession is one of the most …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor Dec. 28, 1958. A day that would forever change the course of not only Raymond Berry’s future, but also the National Football League’s. Up until this point, the sport still took a backseat to baseball. It was gaining popularity, seeking for a moment in the spotlight. This would be the …

Photo by Tyler Lamb / Sports Editor There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who enjoy football, and those who don’t. And if you’re from Texas, you not only enjoy it, you adore it because its a way of life. This is where the journey began for NFL Hall of Famer and Super Bowl …