Why It’s Newsworthy: College football coaches around the country are encouraging their players to go out and vote. Back in June, the NCAA mandated that Divison I universities give its sports teams the day off, so they can participate in the voting process. Former Georgia Bulldog and current Samford University football player, Jaleel Laguins, said he knows the importance of making his voice heard in the election.
Lance McCurley is a senior majoring in journalism in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.
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