I have been gone for a moment! But this great piece of history came my way this weekend, so I thought that I would share today, because many of you have probably never seen proof like this! These pictures are from the 1984 “Delvian” Yearbook from Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, Mississippi.
Bro. Jerry Rice, is widely regarded as the greatest wide receiver ever and one of the greatest players in National Football League (NFL) history. An all-time leader in every major statistical category for wide receivers, Rice was selected to the Pro Bowl 13 times (1986–1996, 1998, 2002) and named All-Pro 10 times in his 20 NFL seasons. He won three Super Bowl rings playing for the San Francisco 49ers and an AFC Championship with the Oakland Raiders.
He was also HUGE at Mississippi Valley State in his day as well. Here are a few pictures for you to check out. Check out the “editorial in-accuracy” in the Phi Beta Sigma Chapter picture, and look at the KKY Band Fraternity Picture, look at their hand sign, and notice the Sigma Picture, no hand sign. One of those things that makes you go humm?
Off to Denver for a few days, enjoy your week! FYI, if you are still looking for a hotel room for the Conclave the Courtyard by Marriott in New Orleans French Quarter has King Beds for $99 a night, only a 5 minute walk from host hotel. $40 savings a day over 4-5 days really adds up. Or you still can get a double for $119 which includes breakfast for two (lower than the conference rate, humm?).Today in Sigma History – May 12, 2009 – Delta Phi Chapter 1984 – Bro. Jerry Rice, Mississippi Valley State University