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Beyond The Trophy: John Kinder, Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University
Beyond The Trophy: John Kinder, Stony Brook University

Name: John Kinder College: Stony Brook University Height, weight, class, position: 6-3, 195, senior, quarterback High School: Lawrence HS in Long Island, NY About John Kinder: A transfer from Syracuse…

Beyond The Trophy: Colin Tanigawa, University of Washington

Beyond The Trophy: Colin Tanigawa, University of Washington

Name: Colin Tanigawa College: University of Washington Height, weight, class, position: 6-3, 292, senior, center High School: Loyola HS in Pasadena, Calif. About Colin Tanigawa: A starter on the offen…

Beyond The Trophy: Jim Brown, Clemson University

Clemson University
Beyond The Trophy: Jim Brown, Clemson University

Name: Jim Brown College: Clemson University Height, weight, class, position: 6-4, 230, redshirt junior, long snapper High School: Pinewood Prep School in Walterboro, SC About Jim Brown: Originally a w…

Beyond The Trophy: Michael Deeb, University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame
Beyond The Trophy: Michael Deeb, University of Notre Dame

Name: Michael Deeb College: University of Notre Dame Height, weight, class, position: 6-2, 242, sophomore, linebacker High School: American Heritage HS in Plantation, FL About Michael Deeb: Only in hi…

Beyond The Trophy: Andrew Mackay, University of Virginia

University of Virginia
Beyond The Trophy: Andrew Mackay, University of Virginia

Name: Andrew Mackay College: University of Virginia Height, weight, class, position: 6-2, 200, junior, quarterback High School: W.T. Woodson HS in Fairfax, Va. About Andrew Mackay: One of four quarter…

Beyond The Trophy: Devin O’Connor, North Carolina State

North Carolina State University
Beyond The Trophy: Devin O’Connor, North Carolina State

Name: Devin O’Connor College: North Carolina State University Height, weight, class, position: 6-3, 236, sophomore, tight end High School: Cartersville HS in Cartersville, Georgia About Devin O’Co…

Colgate hosts 7-year-old cancer survivor Colin Hayward at Ependymoma Awareness Game

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Colgate hosts 7-year-old cancer survivor Colin Hayward at Ependymoma Awareness Game

On Saturday, October 4, the Colgate Chapter of Uplifting Athletes hosted their second annual Ependymoma Awareness Game. 7-year-old ependymoma survivor Colin Hayward was once again Colgate’s spec…

Beyond The Trophy: Sal Conaboy, University of Maryland

University of Maryland
Beyond The Trophy: Sal Conaboy, University of Maryland

Name: Sal Conaboy College: University of Maryland Height, weight, class, position: 6-3, 295 pounds, senior, center High School: Abington Heights in Clark Summit, Pa. About Sal Conaboy: After taking a…

Mark Herzlich celebrates 5-year anniversary of cancer-free announcement

Mark Herzlich celebrates 5-year anniversary of cancer-free announcement

This Sunday vs. the Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich will look to record the 100th tackle of his NFL career. Five years ago this month, he overcame the toughest hit of his life…

Beyond The Trophy: Stephen Hodge, Fordham University

Fordham University
Beyond The Trophy: Stephen Hodge, Fordham University

Name: Stephen Hodge College: Fordham University Height, weight, class, position: 6-2, 212, senior, linebacker High School: Shawnee HS in Medford, N.J. About Stephen Hodge: A tackling machine, Hodge ha…