Coach Bill Bowerman called him Rube.  The Hayward faithful called him Pre.  No matter what you call him, Steve Prefontaine is a American track and field legend.

To honor this Oregon legend,’s Doug Binder worked with some of those closest to Prefontaine.  A college teammate of Pre’s, Steve Bence shared a little known story with us at TrackFocus about Steve Prefontaine and the Civil War football game.

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