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  1. McNeely named 2014 NFF Legacy Award Recipient

    SEC Staff

    The National Football Foundation (NFF) announced today that Mike McNeely, a walk-on special teams player and reserve receiver at the University of Florida, will be recognized with an NFF Legacy Award during the 57th NFF Annual Awards Dinner.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  2. Washington State QB Luke Falk took circuitous road to success

    Kyle Bonagura

    Luke Falk will always be referred to as a former walk-on. It's accurate, but deceiving, and after the redshirt freshman threw for 471 yards and five touchdowns in his debut as Washington State's starting quarterback, there are probably plenty of c...

    Blog | November 12, 2014
  3. espnW Volleyball Player Of The Week: UCLA's Karsta Lowe

    Mechelle Voepel

    Former walk-on Karsta Lowe led UCLA past Oregon and Oregon State, compiling a school-record 33 kills against the Ducks, to earn our weekly honor.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2014
  4. Walk-on who caught Winston's first TD quit football to find calli...

    Jared Shanker

    If Jimbo Fisher doesn't have an eidetic memory, it'd be interesting to see what criterion he missed out on to qualify. He recalls minutiae with ease, even naming the football pregame hosts he watched while growing up in the coal-mining regions of Wes...

    Blog | October 15, 2014
  5. UA jersey tour: Jordan Butler

    Tom VanHaaren

    Jordan Butler gets it. He knows as a long snapper that his recruitment will be a little different than most recruits, including his teammate, athlete Christian Kirk. He doesn't have any scholarships and mostly hears about walk-on spots and preferr...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  6. Velez goes from walk-on to starter at UF

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- It's always been about goals for Frankie Velez. He grew up loving and playing soccer, but scoring goals was never his dream. Field goals were. His father was born in Puerto Rico, his mother in Cuba. Velez was born in Ocala,...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  7. Florida Gators kicker Frankie Velez realizes football dream

    Jeff Barlis

    Frankie Velez grew up playing soccer, but scoring goals was never his dream. Field goals were -- and now the lifelong Gators fan kicks them for Florida.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  8. Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield has appeal denied by NCAA

    Jake Trotter

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield's appeal to be eligible for the 2014 season has been denied by the NCAA, a source told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  9. Kansas State is 'Walk-On U'

    Jake Trotter

    MANHATTAN, Kan. -- As an all-state quarterback at a small-town Kansas high school, Jordy Nelson had exactly two offers to play college football. One was from Emporia State. The other, Washburn University. But before he made up his mind, N...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  10. SC's Stephanie Berger steps ahead of the pack

    Brad Muller | South Carolina Athletics

    Stephanie Berger started her collegiate cross country career at the back of the pack as a walk-on. After a successful semester abroad in Turkey last spring, Berger hit the ground running this fall by picking up her first collegiate win.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  11. Roundball chatter

    Dick Vitale

    Each week, Dick Vitale compiles news, notes and observations about the sport he loves, college basketball.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  12. BC walk-on kicker Joey Launceford earns chance, scholarship

    Jack McCluskey

    CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- Joey Launceford was summoned to Boston College coach Steve Addazio's office Monday afternoon, and at first the senior walk-on didn't think much of it. But as he waited outside the head coach's office, he watched associate a...

    Blog | September 03, 2014
  13. Signing Alessio Cerci from Torino a huge gamble for Atletico Madr...

    Michael Yokhin

    Why would someone take a cat out for a walk on a leash? The question was the topic of lively discussion in Florence for a few of days in 2011 after Alessio Cerci was spotted with his pet in the city centre -- but eventually, the then-Fiorentina star ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  14. Tar Heels suspend 4 for opener

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report that an alleged hazing altercation left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion. Fedora sa...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  15. North Carolina Tar Heels investigating football training camp inc...

    Matt Fortuna

    North Carolina is investigating a training camp incident among football players that took place earlier this month, the school confirmed to ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  16. Watch: Walk-on inspires ice-bucket challenge, earns scholarship

    ESPN.com staff

    It seems like everyone's doing the ice-bucket challenge these days. But it had special meaning at Arkansas when coach Bret Bielema did it. Razorbacks offensive lineman Adam Deacon lost his mother to ALS in 2013 and spoke to his teammates about the di...

    Blog | August 19, 2014