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Partially deaf Texas football star Darrion Green commits to New Mexico

By Cam Smith

Darrion Green is the most groundbreaking football recruit thus far in the 2017 cycle. It has nothing to do with where he’s from or where he’s decided to go. No, Green is a pioneer because of what he does without: His hearing.

Read more: http://usatodayhss.com/2016/partially-deaf-texas-football-star-darrion-green-commits-to-new-mexico

Source: USA Today High School Sports

Ex-Seattle FB Derrick Coleman Charged With Vehicular Assault

SEATTLE — Former Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman was charged Friday with felony hit and run and vehicular assault for a car crash last October.

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/06/03/sports/football/ap-fbn-derrick-coleman-charges.html?_r=0

Source: The New York Times

Deaf Football Player Joining the Univ. of Nebraska

Todd Honas is set to join the Huskers as a preferred walk-on for the upcoming football season.

View video: http://abcnews.go.com/US/video/deaf-football-player-joining-univ-nebraska-38542596

Source: ABC News

Lummer wins regional flag football honor

By Bill Cauley

marylandCitrine Lummer, of Frederick, plays just about every sport imaginable.

The 11-year-old Maryland School for the Deaf sixth-grader participates in volleyball, softball, basketball, track, gymnastics, soccer and cheerleading as part of MSD’s athletic and recreational programs.

Five years ago, flag football caught Lummer’s fancy.

Read more: http://www.fredericknewspost.com/sports/level/recreational/lummer-wins-regional-flag-football-honor/article_256b9fe5-7178-5870-b695-b38c2d3afb02.html

Source: Frederick News Post

Deaf 10 year old rocks Hudgins football camp

By Justin Willis

KMPH — A valley athlete is turning heads after a football camp in Hanford this past weekend.

Fox 26 KMPH News photographer Ryan Hudgins holds a youth football camp every year.

Read more: http://kmph-kfre.com/great-day/the-willis-sports-report-deaf-10-year-old-rocks-hudgins-football-camp

Source: Fox26 KMPH News

Partially Deaf Recruit Darrion Green Lands 1st Offer from Harbaugh, Michigan

By Damon Sayles

For some, a dream is just that—a dream.

Darrion Green had a dream of one day playing college football. That dream heightened every day and became more of a goal with every disparaging remark. Green is a rising 3-star cornerback from Dallas who also happens to be partially deaf.

Read more: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2625370-hearing-impaired-recruit-darrion-green-lands-1st-offer-from-harbaugh-michigan

Source: Bleacher Report

 
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