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Penn State mourns passing of Wally Triplett, the first African-American to play in the Cotton Bowl

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The Penn State football family was in mourning on Thursday with news of former running back Wally Triplett passed away at the age of 92. Triplett was the first African-American to start for Penn State in 1945 and play in the Cotton Bowl in 1948. “This is a tremendous loss for not only our football

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