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Clarence Black talks Detroit sports, faith and Survivor: Africa


Survivor: Africa contestant, army officer and sports radio veteran Clarence Black visits the Jack Vita Show to talk Michigan head coach Juwan Howard swinging at Wisconsin assistant Joe Krabbenhoft and Howard's five-game suspension handed to him from the university, the MLB lockout, the Detroit Tigers' exciting future, memories from the 2004 Detroit Pistons' championship season, former Lions' quarterback Matthew Stafford collecting a Super Bowl ring, Clarence's love for America and his Christian faith, Clarence's time on Survivor, his casting story, his place in reality TV history, his side of #beangate, and much more!


20 years after appearing on Survivor's third season, Survivor: Africa, Clarence is back to set the record straight on his time in Kenya! Hear what he has to say about what may have been the toughest season in Survivor history, his take on opening up a can of beans without the tribe's permission to tend to a sick tribemate (Diane Ogden), and much more!


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Check out other Survivor contestants on the Jack Vita Show:

1) Survivor: China contestant Leslie Nease on her Christian faith and reality TV (October 28, 2019)

2) Jonny Fairplay talks "dead grandma" lie, faith, and life after 'Survivor' (February 18, 2020)

3) 'Survivor' Contestant Reem Daly on the 'Edge of Extinction', 'Winners at War', and social distancing (April 6, 2020)

4) Former 'Survivor' contestant Albert Destrade previews ALCS, NLCS (October 12, 2020)

5) 'Survivor's Jay Starrett on 'The Challenge' 36, 'Survivor' 33 (February 13, 2020)

6) What if 18 MLB players competed on 'Survivor'? (Feat. Albert Destrade, 'Survivor: South Pacific') (February 20, 2021)

7) 2021 MLB preview: Survivor's Albert Destrade previews the NL East (March 25, 2021)

8) Survivor: South Pacific's Albert Destrade talks Braves, Cubs, MLB trade deadline, injuries (August 4, 2021)

9) Stephenie LaGrossa Kendrick talks 'Survivor', life and Philly sports (September 21, 2021)

10) Orestes Destrade, Albert Destrade recap ALDS, NLDS; preview ALCS, NLCS (October 15, 2021)

11) Survivor: Africa's Teresa "T-Bird" Cooper on Braves, World Series (October 26, 2021)

12) Garrett Powell, Teresa "T-Bird" Cooper and Albert Destrade celebrate first Georgia sports' title since 1995 (November 4, 2021)

13) Jodi Wincheski talks Amazing Race, Survivor, reality TV casting (December 10, 2021)

14) Brad Culpepper talks Urban Meyer, Florida, NFL career, 'Survivor' (December 20, 2021)

15) Clarence Black talks Detroit sports, faith and Survivor: Africa (February 25, 2022)


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