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Weekly Update: Huge upset for Syracuse of previously No. 2 ranked Clemson and NC State continues to rise

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Weekly Update: Huge upset for Syracuse of previously No. 2 ranked Clemson and NC State continues to rise

So Friday the 13th did prove to be something of a nightmare for a couple of Top 10 college football teams and served as a foreshadow of the weekend that was Week 7 of the 2017 season. Syracuse coach D…

Syracuse QB Eric Dungey cracks Clemson defense and steers Orange to huge upset victory to earn Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week

Syracuse QB Eric Dungey cracks Clemson defense and steers Orange to huge upset victory to earn Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week

Syracuse orchestrated one of the biggest upsets in school history as a part of weekend in college football where three of the previous Top 10 teams in the country went down. But the victory by the Ora…

2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet Illinois OL and Chapter President Nick Allegretti

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2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet Illinois OL and Chapter President Nick Allegretti

Each week during the college football season we will feature a player who is an officer for an Uplifting Athletes Chapter for our Beyond the Trophy series.  Name: Nick Allegretti College: Universi…

Weekly Update: No. 3 ranked Penn State hits its bye unbeaten and No. 2 Clemson starts 6-0 for third year in a row

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Weekly Update: No. 3 ranked Penn State hits its bye unbeaten and No. 2 Clemson starts 6-0 for third year in a row

Penn State set itself up well for the upcoming bye week followed by the teeth of its 2017 schedule by dispatching of fellow Uplifting Athletes chapter Northwestern. The defending Big Ten champion Nitt…

Princeton Tigers QB Chad Kanoff continues assault on school passing records to earn Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week

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Princeton Tigers QB Chad Kanoff continues assault on school passing records to earn Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week

Princeton Tigers quarterback Chad Kanoff continued his assault on the school passing records by moving into second on the all-time passer list in a victory over Georgetown. Kanoff completed 86.2 perce…

2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet Syracuse QB Zack Mahoney

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2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet Syracuse QB Zack Mahoney

Each week during the college football season we will feature a player who is an officer for an Uplifting Athletes Chapter for our Beyond the Trophy series.  Name: Zack Mahoney College: Syracuse Un…

Weekly Update: Second straight road win for Nebraska Cornhuskers and 2017 Touchdown Pledge Drive wraps up

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Weekly Update: Second straight road win for Nebraska Cornhuskers and 2017 Touchdown Pledge Drive wraps up

Thank you, on behalf of the rare disease community we serve, to the 15 schools that participated in the 2017 Uplifting Athletes Touchdown Pledge Drive during the final three weeks in September. The su…

School and ACC record 17 receptions propels Syracuse WR Ervin Philips to Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week

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School and ACC record 17 receptions propels Syracuse WR Ervin Philips to Uplifting Athletes Rare Performance of the Week

Syracuse showed it has more than one major weapon at wide receiver in a tough loss on the road at NC State. With the Wolfpack double teaming star Orange wideout Steven Ishmael, senior wide receiver Er…

2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet Clemson kicker Christian Groomes

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2017 Beyond The Trophy: Meet Clemson kicker Christian Groomes

Each week during the college football season we will feature a player who is an officer for an Uplifting Athletes Chapter for our Beyond the Trophy series.  Name: Christian Groomes College: Clemso…

Florida State Chapter Touchdown Pledge Drive Saturday at Wake Forest

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Florida State Chapter Touchdown Pledge Drive Saturday at Wake Forest

The Florida State Chapter of Uplifting Athletes, led by President Alec Eberle, is counting on the Seminoles offense to put a few touchdowns on the board Saturday September 30 for its 2017 Touchdown Pl…