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50 years later, 1968 team remembers championship season

September 11, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Long before the days of Madden NFL video games, Sim Byrd and the Troy State Red Wave were lighting up score boards across the southeast with numbers that defied logic in route to the school’s first national championship.

As members of that 1968 NAIA championship team gathered for a reunion at Veterans Memorial Stadium the…

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