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Reunion of 1960s Former Football Players Photo Gallery & Overview – Nov. 4-5, 2016

2016 1960s Former Football Players Reunion Overview by Tom Kelly   kellyt32@gmail.com

On Friday and Saturday (November 4-5th), former 1960s USL Football players and their wives held their Annual reunions during Homecoming weekend.  On Friday afternoon, Scott Farmer provided an outstanding personal tour of UL's outstanding Student-Athlete Performance Center which was a far cry from what the players of that era were provided.  Approximately 15 players and wives attended this tour.  Included in this tour and several other events during the weekend  were  the widow and son (Sandra & Jamie Smith) of former player Jerry Smith.   Later that night, approximately 35 former USL football players & their wives met for dinner at Don’s Seafood.  Special guests at the dinner were Scott & Jackie Farmer.  Scott  provided the group with a 20 minutes update on recent additions to the  UL  Athletic Facilities and answered questions.

On Saturday, approximately 20 of the former USL players met at Walk-On Restaurant for lunch while some of the wives met at Salt Grass Steak House.  After the lunch, many of the former players attended the University of Louisiana-Lafayette football game  against Idaho.    After the game, some of the attendees met for dinner at Randols.

Most of the attendees were in favor of having these same Homecoming reunions next year.  All USL players who played during the 1960s are welcomed at these reunions and can be added to our list by contacting Tom Kelly at kellyt32@gmail.com.  A special thank you goes out to Sue Resweber who arranged for the dinner at Don and provided decorations and gifts.

 

Photos by Guy Harvey  cajunglh@charter.net with assistance from Beth David   bdavid103@aol.com


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