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The musical rainbow

Originally Published: February 1, 2004
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

With 40 million Americans watching at home on television and 60,000 waiting inside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Willie Hill's moment had arrived.

In the heart of the Civil Rights movement, the junior drum major would lead the marching bands for both Grambling College, a historically black school, and the University of Arizona, onto the field for pregame entertainment before Super Bowl I.

When given the signal, Hill arched his back, kicked up his legs and strutted his way onto ...

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