Posted by: Jacqui Murray | September 27, 2012

USNA Does Football Right

SEALs

Navy SEALs

USNA keeps football in perspective. Read this story about a graduated USNA fullback Alexander Teich who went SEALs, devoting himself to protecting his country:

Teich, the future Navy SEAL, might make you forget how sordid college sports have become

Navy fullback Alexander Teich found out Wednesday that he’ll be one of 28 new SEALs to come out of the academy

Peter Schmuck

With some new revelation breaking almost daily in the tawdry scandals that have soiled the great sports programs at Penn State and Syracuse, it might be easy to overlook this uplifting little piece of college football news.

Senior fullback Alexander Teich will not be selected in the first round of the next NFL draft and he will not become an instant millionaire for trying to carry a ball past a chalk line, but he did get the offer he was looking for upon graduation from the Naval Academy.

Read on…

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Jacqui Murray wrote Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy. She is webmaster for six blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a tech columnist for Examiner.comEditorial Review Board member for ISTE’s Journal for Computing Teachers, Cisco guest blogger,IMS tech expert, and a weekly contributor to Write AnythingCurrently, she’s editing a thriller for her agent that should be out to publishers this summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office, WordDreams, or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.

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