John Robert "Jack" Spinks   

February 4, 1930 – September 29, 1994

Toomscuba, Mississippi

Alcorn State University ‘51

Ram’s leader in points scored, touchdowns scored & yards rushing 1948-52

SWAC Hall of Fame, 1992

Alcorn State Hall of Fame

All-SCAC All-American

Pittsburgh Courier All-American


The stadium for the Alcorn State Braves is named in honor of Spinks

Coached all but one of the top 1000 yards runningbacks in the history of Alcorn including the all-time leader Augusta Lee & Perry Qualls