BuzzFeed News: At 17, Noel’s College Football Dreams Are Up In The Air. What Else Will He Lose This Senior Year?

BuzzFeed News: At 17, Noel’s College Football Dreams Are Up In The Air. What Else Will He Lose This Senior Year?. “Noel Raehl thought he’d be spending the Friday nights of his senior year of high school on the football field, making tackles under the bright lights. As a lineman on both sides of the ball, he was gearing up for clashes with the opposing team in the muddy trenches between end zones, blocking their defense from tackling his teammates as they ran the ball for a touchdown, or muscling his way past their linemen to rush and sack the quarterback. This fall was the Chicago 17-year-old’s last chance to get an offer to play in college — his last shot at an athletic financial aid package to help pay for his education. But now, because of the coronavirus, that future is in jeopardy.”

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