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[26 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Tulane University’s Devon Walker to Receive 2013 Disney Spirit Award

Devon Walker – a Tulane University senior who suffered a serious spinal cord injury during a football game last season – will receive the 2013 Disney Spirit Award.
The award is given annually by Disney Sports to college football’s most inspirational figure. After suffering his injury, Walker has become a motivational figure for his team, the university, and the New Orleans community.
Walker’s football career started at Tulane in 2009 as a walk-on. He earned a scholarship and became the starting safety and team captain for the 2012 season. In the second …

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[19 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
College Football Star Nate Boyer Earns Disney Spirit Award

University of Texas football player Nate Boyer was chosen as this year’s recipient of the Disney Spirit Award.
The award, presented by Disney Sports, is given annually to college football’s “most inspirational figure.” Boyer joined the military at the age of 20, responding to the September 11, 2011 terrorist attacks. Prior to his enlistment, Boyer spent time working with autistic children and helped provide aid to refugee camps in the Darfur area of Sudan. After spending six year in active duty with the Army, Boyer earned a Bronze Star for his …