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Gallaudet University football team receives national media coverage

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WASHINGTON – The 2013 football season for Gallaudet University has been a special one so far for the Bison but the story behind the program and its rise to being regionally ranked, undefeated, leading the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference and on the verge of a championship has balloned into a national sports story. In two weeks the story grew locally to a national college football story being covered by many different outlets.

The growth of the Bison story intensified this week after the Bison kept the perfect season intact with a miracle finish on the road at Becker College last Saturday. With the game tied, Becker lined up for a 31-yard field goal with only two seconds left on the clock. Gallaudet, the world's only deaf and hard of hearing University, took home the victory after it blocked the field goal attempt and returned it 79 yards for the game-winning touchdown with no time remaining in the game.

The play was featured on Saturday night's ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 plays segment at No. 5. The play drew the attention of several other noted media outlets as Kendall Green became a sports media hub this week.

The team received a helmet sticker from ESPN's College Football Final show from Rece Davis for the win. GU was later recognized on Monday's ESPNU #Great8 plays show as one of the top moments from last week's slate of college football games. Prior to the blocked field goal play, the Associated Press and the Washington Post had featured the team. The list of media clips has grown over the past few days to include ESPN.com, SportsIllustrated.com, SBnation.com, USAToday.com and Yahoo Sports. The Yahoo Sports story was also featured on Yahoo.com as a top story on Wednesday. The blocked field goal play was also talked about on The Tim Brando Show that is broadcasted on CBS Sports Network and on SirusXM.

Locally, the Bison have been written about by 106.7 FM The Fan, featured on Wednesday night's WUSA channel 9 (CBS) broadcast and on Friday morning's WTTG Fox 5 morning show as they filmed a live shot from Hotchkiss Field with the team.

The most recent news story comes from ESPN.com columnist Johnette Howard, who visited campus on Tuesday, and wrote an excellent article on the Bison that was posted Friday evening.

The Bison (8-0, 5-0 ECFC) host Anna Maria College (2-6, 1-4 ECFC) on Saturday, Nov. 9, in their final home regular-season game on Senior Day. Kick-off is set for noon at Hotchkiss Field.

For links to all of these stories go here:
http://www.gallaudetathletics.com/sports/fball/2013-14/releases/nationalmedia

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
12:00 PM
St. Thomas at Berry
@ Location TBD
12:00 PM
Wesley at Brockport
1:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
1:00 PM
Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
Nov. 17: All times Eastern
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Merchant Marine 35, at Buffalo State 20
@ Newark, Del.
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Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Muhlenberg 32, at Carnegie Mellon 6
@ Newark, Del.
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at Franklin and Marshall 21, Widener 7
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Susquehanna 28, at Albright 9
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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Final
at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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Final
at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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Final
Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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Final
at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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Final
Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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Final
at Framingham State 48, Curry 14
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Cortland 35, at Union 28
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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Final - OT
at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
Video Box Score Recap
Final
at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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Final
at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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Final
at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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Final
at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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at Ithaca 27, Salisbury 17
@ Newark, Del.
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at WPI 17, SUNY-Maritime 3
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Nov. 19: All times Eastern
12:00 PM
Stevenson at Alfred
@ University of Delaware
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