Bill Curry is a coach, but he’s also a walking historian.
One of the more interesting things about covering Georgia State is you never know what story Curry will tell. They are always well told, always interesting, and they always are relevant to whatever question has been asked.
Curry took it a step further at Tuesday’s practice, inviting one of his former teammates, Tom Brown, to practice. I’ll let Curry tell the rest:
“Tom Brown was the starting safety for the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl I and II
“When they won three world championships in a row, he played every play in all those seasons.
“Before that, he was a starting first baseman for the Washington Senators. He went from the University of Maryland to starting Opening Day for the Senators.
“I didn’t know this until just a few minutes ago but he went 0-for-15. He said that December – the Packers had already drafted him – [Vince] Lombardi called him and said, ‘Brown, we’ve been looking at your batting