Undefeated,Untied, and Uninvited. A documentary of the 1951 University of San Francisco Football Team 1st Edition by K.S.Clarke, HardBack DustJacket Griffin Publisher 2002.
Deals with racism in American Football in the 1950s & The University of San Francisco Football team who refused to play if their 2 Black team members weren't included.
''They were the "Magnificent 11" that no one had ever heard of. The team exhibited a roster of players and personnel that read like a "who's who" of gridiron heroes. Undefeated, Untied, and Uninvited goes behind the scenes to explore the successes and challenges as well as the unpredictable events that faced the Dons.''
Forewords by: Pro Football Hall of Fame Members Gino Marchetti, Ollie Matson (see photo), and Bob St. Clair, and National Football League Official Burl Toler (photo).
In 1951 the University of San Francisco football team (the Dons) went undefeated and untied. Yet, despite being among the best college football teams of all time, the squad was not invited to play in a post season bowl game because two of its players were African-American. The team was offered the chance to compete without the players, but they unanimously refused on principle. “The story of the 1951 University of San Francisco football team is a remarkable tale. I heard Pete Rozelle talk about it many times. It is a story that transcends football into the realm of the human spirit. I know it made a lasting impression on Pete, and the team clearly had a major impact on the NFL.” -Paul Tagliabue - NFL Commissioner
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