Grambling Football Field Named after QBs


September 27, 2023


Lucille Richards with brother James "Shack" Harris

Grambling State University will celebrate its homecoming Saturday, October 14, 2023 at the Eddie G. Robinson Stadium. During the homecoming game, the Grambling football field will be named after former Grambling Quarterbacks James “Shack” Harris and Doug Williams. James “Shack" Harris was a football standout at Carroll High School in Monroe, LA, Grambling State University, and the National Football League (NFL). Harris was the first Black quarterback to start in an NFL game. If it had not been for his big sister Lucille Richards, history would have been completely different. Congratul...

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