Gallaudet gains worldwide exposure with Associated Press feature
WASHINGTON – The Gallaudet University football story went to a new level late Thursday night when the Associated Press released a lengthy feature on the team. Associated Press sports writer Joseph White, from the Washington, D.C. bureau, visited Gallaudet last Friday and penned a story on the undefeated Bison (7-0), and riding a nine-game winning streak. White touched on several different stories about the team including senior defensive end Adham Talaat (Springfield, Va.), senior running back Ryan Bonheyo (Frederick, Md.), the change in the direction of the program and the long history and tradition of GU football.
The Associated Press is published and distributed to more than 1,500 newspapers around the nation and internationally. The Gallaudet story titled "Unbeaten Gallaudet aims for 1st NCAA berth" was picked up online by many of the top newspapers in the United States including the Boston Herald, Charlotte News Observer, Miami Herald, Oklahoman, Sacramento Bee and the Washington Post to name a few reaching millions of people. The story was even picked up in newspapers in Alaska and Hawaii. The Bison were also a headline on the college football pages for national sports outlets Fox Sports, NBC Sports, Sports Illustrated and Yahoo Sports on Thursday evening.
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