A new film tells the story of former footballer Wilbur Jackson | Sports

OZARK, Ala. (AP) – Less than an hour before the premiere of the documentary “Quiet Pioneer: The Wilbur Jackson Story,” co-producers Jon Nelson and Phil Cantor didn’t try to hide their emotions.

“I’m a nervous wreck because of the gravity of the project and the internal pressure because you want to do the story justice and do it right,” Nelson said. “The fact that you’re doing it here in the hometown for the first time that a group of people will see it, you hope it goes the right way.”

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