University of Missouri Alumni and Sports Legend Norris Stevenson Dies


Columbia, MO – March 14, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Sports fans all over the state mourned the death of Norris Stevenson, a football pioneer and alumni from the University of Missouri. His athletic career began at Vashon High as a prep athlete. In 1958, Stevenson made his mark in history when he became the city’s first student of African-American descent to win a football scholarship from the university. Other credits to his name include being a St. Louis Community College head coach for thirty years as well as a Hall of Famer for his outstanding career a coach in track and field.

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