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Norris Stevenson defines Tiger spirit as winning the game

October 15, 2011 | 12:57 p.m. CDT
Name: Norris Stevenson
Hometown: St. Louis
Graduated: 1961
What is Tiger spirit? "For a football player, Tiger spirit is a matter of whether you win a football game."
Stevenson was the first black scholarship athlete at MU. MU's football team went undefeated (11-0) during Stevenson's senior year, won the Big Eight title and defeated the Navy in the Orange Bowl. Stevenson is in the MU Athletics Hall of Fame.

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