As a young and talented football player in Ohio, Chuck Ealey was overlooked by the NFL at a time when African-American players were not considered for the league. So, he came to Canada when drafted by the CFL. Ealey went on to lead the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to win the Grey Cup in his rookie year, and on home turf. Ealey talks to Nam Kiwanuka about his football days, and why he had to come to Canada to live his football dream.
Episode:
Taking Football to a Higher Level
Aired:
Nov 21, 2018
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