Recruitment & Retention

Idaho Honors Scholarship for Football Recruit Diagnosed With Cancer

By Bryan Toporek — February 19, 2015 1 min read

The University of Idaho’s football program recently received some difficult news: One of its recruits in the class of 2015 was diagnosed with cancer. Unfazed, Idaho stuck by its scholarship offer, even though the player’s football-playing future remains very much uncertain.

West Valley (Wash.) High School fullback Jace Malek initially felt pain in his right hip during football season, according to

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.