The great Vernon Broadnax passed away.

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The great Vernon Broadnax passed away.

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Mount Vernon, RIP
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Found this about "Mount Vernon"...

https://vault.si.com/vault/1978/09/11/scorecard

Scroll down to Mt. Vernon.

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I think he managed a Domino's here in Hoptown back in the late 80s-early 90s. RIP Mount Vernon... :cry:
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Interesting tidbit....

Vernon was listed in one of the Ripley's Believe It or Not issues as being the largest collegiate football player.

In 2015, John Krahn was a high school senior that was 7' and 440. Not sure what happened with him but here's an article on him...

https://nypost.com/2015/10/07/7-foot-44 ... gh-school/
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1. BEFORE YOU PRAY..........BELIEVE.
2. BEFORE YOU SPEAK.......LISTEN.
3. BEFORE YOU SPEND......EARN.
4. BEFORE YOU WRITE.......THINK.
5. BEFORE YOU QUIT...........TRY.
6. BEFORE YOU DIE.............LIVE.

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