Found December 04, 2013 on With Leather:
PLAYERS: Chris Conley
TEAMS: Georgia Bulldogs
“So anyway, Han totally shot first…” On the field, Georgia Bulldogs wide receiver Chris Conley leads the team this season with 605 receiving yards, but off the field he leads the University of Georgia as the coolest Star Wars fan on the entire campus. To say the 6-3 junior is a casual Star Wars fan would be less of an understatement and more of an outright lie, as a scroll through his Twitter feed reveals a man who is obsessed with not only his very own light saber that he built himself, but also organizing a campus light saber duel for his fellow Jedi Knights. Conley first raised the idea on Twitter back on November 18 and the Athens Banner-Herald followed up to see how his project was shaping up this week, and it seems that the response has been overwhelmingly positive. “I’ve actually had a lot of response,” Conley said. “A lot of people really want to do this. It’s something I’m kind of spearheading. It’s been a goal of mine before I graduate. This is just for me, just for fun. ...

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