Found April 07, 2013 on Crystal Ball Run:
Spring football is a terrific time for any program to stand out in a unique way, and it can serve as a terrific opportunity for any program to raise good relations in the media and with the fans. Yesterday we saw one of the best moments we may see in college football this calendar year when Nebraska let seven-year old pediatric cancer fighter Jack Hoffman run uncontested for a long touchdown during the Huskers' spring game. Meanwhile in Tulsa, fans were invited fans to get a closer look at their program by honoring a legend, fan contests and interviews to break up the typical spring game atmosphere. And of course, spring game admission was free. Prior to the game Tulsa unveiled a statue of Glenn Dobbs, a college football hall of fame player who played for Tulsa in the early 1940s before World War II, leading Tulsa to an undefeated season with All-American honors in 1942. A reported 1,200 fans showed up for the statue ceremony, many staking out a place to sit with lawn ch...
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