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Day 86: Columbia Lions’ Roy Hanks

Article By on 25th June, 2009

... Roy Hanks legend began.

Today's memorable Columbia Lions' defensive back of the past makes the word "memorable" an understatement. When Roy Hanks '98 was on the field, or on campus, you remembered him. He made you remember him.

Hanks came to Columbia in 1994 from a small town outside of Tulsa and immediately made an impact as a freshman on a Lions team that earned the first winning season at Columbia in 23 years.

By the time he was done, head coach Ray Tellier would call Hanks the best defensive back he'd ever coached at CU.

During that freshman campaign, Hanks contributed in the secondary and as a kickoff return man. He made an interception to end the Elis final drive in t...

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