PHOTOS: Roughrider Don Narcisse shares inspiring story with local students

Published 11:40 pm Saturday, September 7, 2019

Canadian Football League Hall of Famer Don Narcisse spoke with members of the Lincoln Middle School football team last week at the campus in Port Arthur.

Narcisse shares final thoughts with the players before they depart for class. (I.C. Murrell/The News)

He shared words of inspiration and talking about his rise from his playing days at Lincoln High School to Texas Southern University to the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL.

Narcisse, 54, said it was his first time at the campus since graduating from Lincoln High in 1983.

Former Lincoln High coach Dick Williams speaks with the players about Narcisse. (I.C. Murrell/The News)

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Narcisse smiles while inspiring the athletes. (I.C. Murrell/The News)

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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