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Allstate and AFCA Name the 2014 Good Works Team®

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Prestigious off-the-field honor recognizes college football players for their dedication to community service NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 23, 2014 – Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) today announced the roster for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. This prestigious college football award pays tribute to a select group of student-athletes who have worked to positively impact the lives of others. The ...

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Ott Hurrle Named 2014 Power of Influence Award Winner

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Scecina Memorial (Ind.) head coach Ott Hurrle has been named the 2014 Power of Influence Award recipient. Hurrle was nominated by the Indiana Football Coaches Association (IFCA). Presented jointly by the American Football Coaches Association® and the American Football Coaches Foundation®, the award will be given to Hurrle at the AFCA Coach of The Year Dinner on Tuesday, January 13, at the 2015 AFCA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.

The Power of Influence award was created as a way f...

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Gideon Smith Honored with 2014 Trailblazer Award

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Gideon Smith, the first African-American athlete at Michigan Agricultural College, now Michigan State University, and former head coach at Hampton University, has been named the American Football Coaches Association’s recipient of the 2014 Trailblazer Award. The award will be presented posthumously at the AFCA President’s Kickoff Luncheon on Monday, January 12 at the 2015 AFCA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. Smith passed away in 1968 at the age of 78.

The AFCA Trailblazer Award...

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Minnesota State-Mankato Ends Regular Season at No. 1

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For the second year in a row, Minnesota State-Mankato ends the regular season at No. 1 in the AFCA Division II Coaches’ Top 25 Poll. The Mavericks are 11-0 and have a first-round bye in the NCAA Division II playoffs. No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth also finished the regular season at 11-0 and hosts No. 6 Northwest Missouri State in the first round. No. 3 Lenoir-Rhyne (N.C.) and No. 4 Ferris State (Mich.) are also undefeated entering the post-season, with each having first-round byes. Pittsburg State (Kan.) ...

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