Last year, the University of Kentucky unveiled at its stadium statues of four football players who broke the SEC color barrier in 1967. From left: Mel Page, representing his dad Greg Page, Nate Northington, Wilbur Hackett and Houston Hogg.
Last year, the University of Kentucky unveiled at its stadium statues of four football players who broke the SEC color barrier in 1967. From left: Mel Page, representing his dad Greg Page, Nate Northington, Wilbur Hackett and Houston Hogg. Herald-Leader file photo
Last year, the University of Kentucky unveiled at its stadium statues of four football players who broke the SEC color barrier in 1967. From left: Mel Page, representing his dad Greg Page, Nate Northington, Wilbur Hackett and Houston Hogg. Herald-Leader file photo

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