One Hundred Years Ago – 1921 – All-American Duke Slater – In 1921, Iowa had an All-American football player from Clinton that single-handedly took the Hawkeyes to a mythical national championship.
A man cut from the same fabric as Nile Kinnick, Duke Slater has largely been forgotten over the last century, primarily because of his skin color. But no more. Beginning in 2021, the Hawkeyes will be playing on Duke Slater Field in Kinnick Stadium.
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