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Weekly Chapter Update

Syracuse pulls off major upset of previous No. 2 Clemson at home and NC State continues to rise highlight the Week 7 update.

Uplifting Leaders On Watch Lists

Uplifting Athletes is proud to have seven college football student-athlete chapter leaders nominated for national off-the-field awards this year.

Lift For Life Recap

Ten events took place in July and early August with a singular focus: shining a spotlight on rare diseases and inspiring others with hope.

Mitchell Meyers at Maxwell Awards Gala

The Iowa State defensive end was honored as the ninth winner of the Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award.

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Uplifting Athletes is a nonprofit organization that inspires the rare disease community with hope through the power of sport. Our national network of chapters is run by current football student-athletes.

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Penn State University, University of Illinois, Syracuse University
Eight NFL players choose to partner with Uplifting Athletes during My Cause My Cleats 2017
Penn State University, Northwestern University, North Carolina State University, Colgate University, University of Maryland, Fordham University, University of Illinois, Saint Francis University, Stony Brook University, Syracuse University, Florida State University, Clemson University, University of Washington
Weekly Update: Huge upset for Syracuse of previously No. 2 ranked Clemson and NC State continues to rise
Syracuse QB Eric Dungey cracks Clemson defense and steers Orange to huge upset victory to earn Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week
University of Illinois
2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet Illinois OL and Chapter President Nick Allegretti
Penn State University, Princeton University, Northwestern University, North Carolina State University, University of Notre Dame, Syracuse University, Clemson University
Weekly Update: No. 3 ranked Penn State hits its bye unbeaten and No. 2 Clemson starts 6-0 for third year in a row
Princeton University
Princeton Tigers QB Chad Kanoff continues assault on school passing records to earn Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week
Syracuse University
2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet Syracuse QB Zack Mahoney
Penn State University, North Carolina State University, Colgate University, University of Maryland, University of Illinois, Saint Francis University, University of Notre Dame, University of Nebraska, Stony Brook University, Syracuse University, Florida State University, Clemson University, University of Washington, Georgia Tech
Weekly Update: Second straight road win for Nebraska Cornhuskers and 2017 Touchdown Pledge Drive wraps up
Syracuse University
School and ACC record 17 receptions propels Syracuse WR Ervin Philips to Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week
Clemson University
2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet Clemson kicker Christian Groomes

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