Jack Spinks

John Robert "Jack" Spinks (August 15, 1930 – September 29, 1994) was a professional American football fullback in the National Football League. He played five seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1952), the Chicago Cardinals (1953), the Green Bay Packers (1955–1956), and the New York Giants (1956–1957). The stadium for the Alcorn State Braves is named in honor of Jack Spinks.

Jack Spinks
No. 37, 61, 62, 68
Position:Fullback
Personal information
Born:February 4, 1930
Toomsuba, Mississippi
Died:September 29, 1994 (aged 64)
Career information
College:Alcorn State
NFL Draft:1952 / Round: 11 / Pick: 126
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts-yards:28-94
Receptions-yards:3-28
Touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com
1955 Green Bay Packers season

The 1955 Green Bay Packers season was their 37th season overall and their 35th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 6–6 record under coach Lisle Blackbourn, earning them a third-place finish in the Western Conference.

1956 Green Bay Packers season

The 1956 Green Bay Packers season was their 38th season overall and their 36th in the National Football League. The club posted a 4–8 record under coach Lisle Blackbourn, earning them a fifth-place finish in the Western Conference.

1994 Alcorn State Braves football team

The 1994 Alcorn State Braves were an NCAA Division I-AA football team who represented Alcorn State University. They participated in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). The Braves were led by head coach Cardell Jones and quarterback and Walter Payton Award winner Steve McNair. The Braves finished the regular season with a record of 8–2–1; tying them for first place in the SWAC with Grambling State and earning a spot in the I-AA playoffs, where they fell in the first round to eventual national champion Youngstown State by a final score of 63–20. Grambling, as the conference's top seed, represented the SWAC in the Heritage Bowl.

1994 Troy State Trojans football team

The 1994 Troy State Trojans football team represented Troy State University in the 1995 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Trojans played their home games at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Alabama and competed as aI-AA Independent school.Troy State finished the season with an 8-4 overall record. The Trojans received a final ranking of #10 in the Sports Network Poll.

1996 Troy State Trojans football team

The 1996 Troy State Trojans football team represented Troy State University in the 1996 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Trojans played their home games at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Troy, Alabama and competed in the Southland Conference. Troy State finished the season ranked #5 in the Sports Network Poll.

2006 Texas Southern Tigers football team

The Texas Southern Tigers American football team played 11 matches in the 2006 season, of which they won 3.

2011 Alcorn State Braves football team

The 2011 Alcorn State Braves football team represented Alcorn State University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Braves were led by first year head coach Melvin Spears and played their home games at Jack Spinks Stadium. They were a member of the East Division of the Southwestern Athletic Conference and finished the 2011 season with an overall record of 2–8.

2016 Alcorn State Braves football team

The 2016 Alcorn State Braves football team represented Alcorn State University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Braves were led by first-year head coach Fred McNair and played their home games at Jack Spinks Stadium. They were a member of the East Division of the Southwestern Athletic Conference and finished with a record of 5–6 as SWAC runners-up after they were defeated by Grambling State in the SWAC Championship Game.

2017 Alcorn State Braves football team

The 2017 Alcorn State Braves football team represented Alcorn State University in the 2017 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Braves were led by second-year head coach Fred McNair and played their home games at Jack Spinks Stadium in Lorman, Mississippi as members of the East Division of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). They finished the season 7–5, 5–2 in SWAC play to win the East Division. They lost the SWAC Championship Game to Grambling State.

2018 Alcorn State Braves football team

The 2018 Alcorn State Braves football team represents Alcorn State University in the 2018 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Braves are led by third-year head coach Fred McNair and play their home games at Jack Spinks Stadium. They are members of the East Division of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).

Alcorn State Braves football

The Alcorn State Braves are the college football team representing the Alcorn State University. The Braves play in NCAA Division I Football Championship as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Henderson Stadium (Alcorn State)

Henderson Stadium is a stadium in Lorman, Mississippi. It hosted the Alcorn State University Braves football team until the school moved to Jack Spinks Stadium in 1992. The stadium held 10,000 people at its peak. It currently hosts the school's track and field squad.

Jack Spinks Stadium

Jack Spinks Stadium is a 22,500-seat multi-purpose stadium in Lorman, Mississippi and is home to the Alcorn State University Braves football team. Jack Spinks stadium is surrounded by the campus, the Davey Whitley Complex, and numerous trees to the far east from the home side.

M. M. Roberts Stadium

MM Roberts Stadium, also known as "The Rock", is an American football stadium located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It is the home of The University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles football team.

McCool Stadium

McCool Stadium, officially known as Travis E. Parker Field at Horace L. McCool Stadium, is the home playing venue for the Delta State Statesmen football team. Located in Cleveland, Mississippi, the stadium has a capacity of 8,125. Originally constructed in 1970 and is one of the Gulf South Conference’s oldest and most historic venues.

Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium

Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium is an outdoor football stadium in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium has been the home stadium of the Jackson State Tigers football team since 1970, and owned and operated by Jackson State University since July 1, 2011. Originally known as War Veterans Memorial Stadium, it was later known as Hinds County War Memorial Stadium. It was redesigned and enlarged in 1960 and Ole Miss vs. Arkansas dedicated Mississippi Memorial Stadium in 1961 before a capacity crowd of 46,000. With political support from Ole Miss and Mississippi State and leadership from Ole Miss Athletics Director Warner Alford, Mississippi Memorial Stadium was enlarged to 62,500 in 1981 and on September 26, 1981 Ole Miss and Arkansas again dedicated the facility before 63,522.

As referenced, for many years Mississippi Memorial Stadium served as an alternate home stadium for The University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University, and occasionally The University of Southern Mississippi. From 1973 to 1990 the Egg Bowl was played there and from 1992 to 2013 it hosted the Mississippi High School Activities Association state championship football games. In addition to college and high school games it has hosted several National Football League (NFL) preseason games.. The Stadium was renamed Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in 1995.

Jackson State's first game at the stadium was an October 1967 contest versus Grambling State. JSU won that game 20-14.

Rice–Totten Stadium

Rice–Totten Stadium is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose stadium in Itta Bena, Mississippi, United States. It is home to the Mississippi Valley State University Delta Devils college football team. The stadium is named after former MVSU football players Jerry Rice and Willie Totten who set many NCAA Division I-AA records in the 1980s. Rice went on to become an NFL legend and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee. Totten played professional football after college and then went into coaching, including serving as the head coach for MVSU. He is one of the few college football coaches to have coached a game at a facility named after themselves.

In 2005, the field at Rice–Totten Stadium was renamed Charles "Chuck" Prophet Field in honor of the former MVSU Athletic Director and Sports Information Director.

Spinks

Spinks is a surname, and may refer to:

Alfred Spinks (1917-1982), British chemist

Brett Spinks (b. 1973), Australian athlete in football

Charlton Spinks (1877-1959), British Army officer

Cory Spinks (b. 1978), US athlete in boxing

Darrell Spinks (b. 1973), US athlete in boxing

David Rubio (1934-2000), British musical instrument maker (born David Joseph Spinks)

Ford Spinks (1927-2016), American politician

Fred Spinks (1902-1982), Bermudan athlete in cricket

Jack Spinks (1930-1994), US athlete in football

Joe Spinks (b. 1972), US athlete in baseball

Johanna Spinks, British-American artist

John Spinks (1908-1997), English-born Canadian university president

John Spinks (musician) (1953-2014), English musician and songwriter

Leon Spinks (b. 1953), US athlete in boxing

Michael Spinks (b. 1956), US athlete in boxing

Nicky Spinks (b. ca. 1968), English athlete in distance running

Scipio Spinks (b. 1947), US athlete in baseball

Stan Spinks (1912-2003), Australian athlete in football

Terence Spinks (b. 1960), British athlete in boxing

Tommy Spinks (1948-2007), US athlete in football

Tommy Spinks (rugby union) (b. 1994), Scottish athlete in rugby

William A. Spinks (1865-1933), US billiards player

William H. Spinks (1873-1950), Canadian political figure

Vaught–Hemingway Stadium

Vaught–Hemingway Stadium at Hollingsworth Field is an outdoor athletic stadium located in Oxford, Mississippi, United States. The stadium serves as the home for the University of Mississippi Rebels college football team. The stadium is named after Johnny Vaught and Judge William Hemingway. Since its expansion in 2016, it is the largest stadium in the state of Mississippi with a capacity of 64,038 and also holds the state record for attendance at 66,176.

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