Hinton enjoys homecoming at Duke expense
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Hinton enjoys homecoming at Duke expense

Wake Forest abandons two-quarterback system in comeback win

Photo: Kendall Hinton

DURHAM, N.C. — It turned out the “other” quarterback emerged from the Wake Forest-Duke ACC opener at Wallace Wade Stadium. The Durham Kid.

Wake Forest’s Kendall Hinton, the hometown kid who left Southern Durham High to play 80 miles down I-40 in Winston-Salem, returned home to rally the Demon Deacons (2-0, 1-0 ACC Atlantic) to a surprising 24-14 victory Saturday over the favored Blue Devils (1-1, 0-1 ACC Coastal). ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom spent the bulk of his career in San DIego writing for the San Diego Union-Tribune. He has covered NCAA Tournaments, Super Bowls, Rose Bowls, the NBA Finals and the World Series in a career that included writing for Voice of San Diego, the San Diego Hall of Champions and Chargers.com. He contributes to the Detroit Free Press, Raleigh News & Observer, MLB.com, Rivals.com and the National Football Foundation's Football Matters. He won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003. USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter presented its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans. It explains Duffy Daugherty's pioneering role and debunks myths that steered recognition away from him to Bear Bryant.

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

David Maraniss, Pulitzer Prize winner and biographer: "History writes people out of the story. It's our job to write them back in."