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Osceola Happy Hour on Thursday

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Join the Osceola staff as well as our special guests on Thursday at 6 p.m. for our weekly Happy Hour. This week’s guests are FSU football players Ron Sellers, John Crowe and Dale McCullers, who were stars on the 1960s teams.

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The three Seminoles have all been inducted into the FSU athletics hall of fame.

Sellers caught 212 passes for 3,598 yards in three years at FSU. His career yardage was a national record and lasted 19 years. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1988. He played in the NFL from 1969-73 and won a Super Bowl with the Miami Dolphins in ’73.

Crowe was a standout defensive back from 1966-68. He recorded 104 tackles and five interceptions as a senior.

McCullers had 343 tackles from 1966-68. He was an All-American as a senior.

While the 1960s FSU teams were known for their offenses under coach Bill Peterson, the defense was impressive too. Crowe and McCullers wrote a book on their teams, FSU’s Sons of the Sixties: A Case for the Defense. The book also serves as a fundraiser for a scholarship in the name of U.S. Army Lt. Johnnie P. Stephens Jr., a teammate who was killed in Vietnam in April 1969.

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