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Uplifting Athletes/Maxwell Football Club: Eargle Receives Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Award

Dec 6, 2018

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Austin Peay State University interim head football coach Joshua Eargle has been named the 11th recipient of the Rare Disease Champion Award, announced prior to the College Football Awards Show, Thursday.

The Rare Disease Champion Award is presented annually by Uplifting Athletes, a nonprofit organization founded in 2007 that '"inspires the rare disease community with hope through the power of sport." The award is presented to "a leader in the world of college football who has realized his or her potential to make a positive and lasting impact on the rare disease community."

Eargle won the award based on an online public vote that lasted from Nov. 12-Dec. 4.


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