Three years after Blanton Collier was fired by Kentucky as its head football coach, he led the Cleveland Browns to the 1964 NFL championship.
Three years after Blanton Collier was fired by Kentucky as its head football coach, he led the Cleveland Browns to the 1964 NFL championship. Anonymous ASSOCIATED PRESS
Three years after Blanton Collier was fired by Kentucky as its head football coach, he led the Cleveland Browns to the 1964 NFL championship. Anonymous ASSOCIATED PRESS

UK played big role in Cleveland’s last pro sports championship

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.