Found March 01, 2013 on College Spun:
It was just last March that Mike Broghammer’s athletic career was coming to an end. Broghammer, a 6′ 9″, 245 lb power forward for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, had to call it quits because of chronic tendinitis in his knees. The big question for Mike was how he would transition to normal student life after being placed on medical scholarship. One of the things Broghammer turned to was boxing — in the form of the Bengal Bouts tournament. Bengal Bouts is an initiative that was started under the legendary Knute Rockne — the iconic coach had many of his players take up boxing to stay in football shape in the offseason. Then, the idea grew and expanded in 1931 as the tournament started to raise money for the Holy Cross Missions in Bangladesh. The goal of the tournament is to “attempt to battle poverty by providing education and health care to the people of Bangladesh. The funds raised by the Bengal Bouts have built primary and technical schools as well as health care clinics. They have ...
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