Episode Detail: Richmond Flowers - SportsCentury
A look at the political and sports history of Richmond Flowers Sr. and his namesake son and grandson. As Alabama's attorney general in the 1960s, the elder Flowers often opposed Gov. George Wallace's segregationist policies. Flowers Jr. played receiver for the Tennessee Vols during the '60s, and his son, Flowers III, set receiving records at Tennessee-Chattanooga in 2000 and was a seventh-round NFL draft pick a year later.