1) Nominee must be a current member of a college football program (student-athlete, coach, trainer, staff member, etc.) from an NCAA Institution (FBS, FCS, DII, or DIII) or a college football organization.
2) Nominee has a connection to a rare disease: currently surviving one or recovering, raising money for a rare disease, or is inspired to advocate for others battling a rare disease. A rare disease is defined as one that affects fewer than 200,000 Americans 3) Nominee demonstrates great respect for competitors, school, teammates, coaches, and the game of college football.
Please submit the following information for your nominee by December 14, 2011. Nominees will be interviewed and a committee will decide the 2012 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion finalists. The finalists’ stories will be posted online in the month of February. An online vote will decide the 2012 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion winner.
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