Student-Athletes

Responding to the need

Health care workers are one example of front-line workers across an array of industries who are putting their lives on the line to help others during this pandemic. And many are former or current student-athletes.

"They definitely worried at first."

Despite being legally blind, long snapper Aaron Golub was offered a preferred walk-on spot at Tulane and expects to compete for the starting job.

Cellular Networking

A Minnesota Duluth football player battling cancer, an alumnus who works in stem cell research, and an unlikely connection.

"I don’t really talk about it."

A tenacious, aggressive student-athlete who competes on the soccer field at the University of Florida has an equally tenacious, aggressive lineage.

Hail to the Champs!

The President hosted the 2012-2013 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Champions at the White House for an event on the South Lawn on March 10. The President welcomed student-athletes from schools across the country to congratulate them on their accomplishments in the classroom and on the field.

'Celebrate,’ ‘Cheer’ for student-athletes

New PSAs go behind the scenes of college sports.

SAAC leaders chosen for all NCAA divisions

New SAAC officers to represent the student-athlete voice in policy-making.

Northwestern’s James Montgomery earns celebrity with his scholarship

When cameras showed up at a Northwestern men’s basketball team meeting, James Montgomery and his teammates were told they were collecting footage of first-year Head Coach Chris Collins. Montgomery never expected to leave the meeting a full...

NCAA student-athlete participation hits 450,000

The number of NCAA student-athletes participating in intercollegiate athletics surpassed 450,000 in 2011-12, an all-time high. Participation levels for both male and female student-athletes were the highest in NCAA history, with total at...

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