Detroit— His players gathered for one last huddle.
There was Terry Tyler, the first recruit and resident jumping jack. There was John Long, the long gunner. And Wilbert McCormick, who according to the coach, was a point guard who grew into a football guard.
“Hey, coach, when is practice?” one player joked.
These were the players who helped make the legend. They hugged. They filled the air with love. And they broke the huddle one last time.
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