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Williams should have been Kentucky's first choice

Updated: February 14, 2003, 4:48 PM ET
By Adrian Wojnarowski | Special to ESPN.com

"Does it blow me away?" Doug Williams said, repeating the question asked him two months ago by telephone from his office in Louisiana. All these years, all this purported progress and the Southeastern Conference still hasn't had an African-American football coach. Grambling's coach was constructing a résumé to make him the clear-cut candidate to break this barrier -- son of the South to Super Bowl MVP, I-A assistant to championship coach -- and Williams was asked: Does it blow you ...

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