Ask any coach and he'll tell you that the key to winning a state basketball championship is to play suffocating defense and have a pair of guards who can score, pass, defend, make good decisions,
Elite basketball players like to play with elite basketball players.
How about a backfield with quarterback Otto Graham, halfbacks Red Grange and Buddy Young and fullback Mike Alstott?
This is a story that began more than 30 years ago. It ended on June 27 when Homer Price Thurman died of probable arterial cardio-vascular disease in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was 72.