Jack Trice Death and mystery on the gridiron

In the afterglow of Super Bowl LI, it is worth reflecting on a Minnesota football game nearly a century ago, when the stakes were higher and the game more brutal. For Jack Trice, an Iowa State tackle, it was not only one of his first games, it would also be his last. Trice died from injuries sustained in that game against the Minnesota Gophers on Oct. 6, 1923. The circumstances surrounding his death remain a mystery and controversy to this day.

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