Early NFL Star From Clinton

Dec 1, 2017

the cover of the 2012 book about Slater, by Iowa native Neal Rozendaal.
Credit Neal Rozendaal

One of the best players in the early days of the National Football League grew up in Clinton and played for the University of Iowa. And there's a re-newed effort to add him to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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