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Notre Dame Chapter President Joe Schmidt is living his dream

Notre Dame Chapter President Joe Schmidt is living his dream

Joe Schmidt is the current President of the Uplifting Athletes Notre Dame Chapter. This story written by ESPN.com Notre Dame and ACC Reporter Matt Fortuna originally appeared on ESPN.com. SOUTH BEND,…

Beyond The Trophy: Brian Lalli, Colgate University

Colgate University
Beyond The Trophy: Brian Lalli, Colgate University

Name: Brian Lalli College: Colgate University Height, weight, class, position: 6-0, 190, junior, wide receiver High School: Valley View HS in Archbald, Pa. About Brian Lalli: A three-sport athlete in…

An in-depth look at Florida State Chapter President Kevin Haplea

Florida State University
An in-depth look at Florida State Chapter President Kevin Haplea

This story written by Florida State sports information intern Jack Shields and originally appeared on Seminoles.com. Redshirt senior tight end Kevin Haplea returned to the Seminoles in 2014 after sitt…

Beyond The Trophy: Levi Norwood, Baylor University

Baylor University
Beyond The Trophy: Levi Norwood, Baylor University

Name: Levi Norwood College: Baylor University Height, weight, class, position: 6-2, 200, senior, wide receiver High School: Midway HS in Waco, Texas About Levi Norwood: Has made a name for himself in…

Tim Shaw has bold plan for living a full life with ALS

Penn State University
Tim Shaw has bold plan for living a full life with ALS

Tim Shaw is a former Penn State and Tennessee Titans linebacker who is an Uplifting Athletes Letterman. Recently during the ALS IceBucket Challenge, Shaw used the challenge to announce publicly that h…

Beyond The Trophy: Michael Ramos, Princeton University

Princeton University
Beyond The Trophy: Michael Ramos, Princeton University

Name: Michael Ramos College: Princeton University Height, weight, class, position: 6-4, 285 pounds, senior, offensive lineman High School: St. Ignatius HS in Cleveland, Ohio About Michael Ramos: In hi…

The epitome of “Together We Are Stronger”

The epitome of “Together We Are Stronger”

This story was posted Saturday in support of the Pediatric Brain Cancer Awareness Game at Nebraska against McNeese State by Randy York, who writes for Huskers.com. On Saturday, inside Memorial Stadium…

Beyond The Trophy: Anthony Lopez, University of Arizona

University of Arizona
Beyond The Trophy: Anthony Lopez, University of Arizona

Each week during the college football season Uplifting Athletes will highlight one of its student-athlete chapter leaders with an in-depth Q&A. Name: Anthony Lopez College: University of Arizona H…

Chapter check presentation highlights opening weekend trip to Syracuse

Syracuse University
Chapter check presentation highlights opening weekend trip to Syracuse

College football is back, and we could not be more excited. Bring on the dramatic finishes, big upsets and unbelievable comebacks. Our first stop this season was a trip to update New York and a visit…

Beyond The Trophy: Joe Spencer, University of Illinois

University of Illinois
Beyond The Trophy: Joe Spencer, University of Illinois

Each week during the college football season Uplifting Athletes will highlight one of its student-athlete chapter leaders with an in-depth Q&A. Name: Joe Spencer College: University of Illinois He…