Hero: Sam Turner, Sr.

December 11, 2005

Sam Turner, Sr., a "Die-Hard Red Devil Fan", has been nominated by his daughter Shirley Leverett to our Hall of Heroes.

"I would like to nominate my father, the late Mr. Sam Turner, Sr., as a Die-Hard Red Devil Fan. He truly adored Coach Campbell and 'Them Devils.'

Before his illness, he was at every game. In his younger years, running down the side lines, he would make every touch down the Devils made. I vividly remember his All-Weather Coat just flying as he ran. We would ask him if he was tired after every game. People knew just to get out of his way because they knew he was coming. He used to tell us that he was so nervous that he didn't even know he was running."

We proudly welcome "Mr. Sam" to our distinguished list.

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