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In Memoriam: Jack "Cy" McClairen


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The life of Jack "Cy" McClairen is one of the crown jewels in our rich history of Bethune-Cookman University. His storied career as a legendary coach and athletic administrator, coupled with his exploits as a Wildcat student-athlete and pro football player served as an illustration of the greatness of our university. His life was dedicated to Bethune-Cookman and its’ Wildcats!
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About Bethune Cookman University:

Founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship, and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement.  B-CU offers 38 degrees on its main campus and online college. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private, historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of nearly 4,000.  For more information, visit

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