American Football

Enemies Turned Allies: Coming Together for a Common Cause

Sport and Charity

Philadelphia and Boston are two cities bursting with tradition. When we think of these two cities, we automatically link them to their successful sports franchises. Philadelphians hearken back to the days of Dr. J, Bobby Clarke and Richie Ashburn among so many other incredible players. Whereas names like Bill Russell, Ted Williams, and Bobby Orr…

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Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards

Here at Athlete CRUSH, we believe that athletes have the power to change the world. Regardless of the level of competition, there are athletes around the world who do amazing things on a daily basis. We have encountered this first hand, as we have written about countless athletes like that. But, unfortunately, these acts often…

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Josh Bringuel: A Man on a Mission


When we started the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Awards, we knew that college athletes were doing a lot of positive things in the community. What we didn’t realize, was how significant of an impact they were having. As soon as we started accepting submissions, we started getting some incredible stories, one of which came from…

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College Impact Awards: Random Acts of Kindness Shortlist

College Impact Awards

The following student-athletes have been shortlisted for the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Award: David Long, Loretta Blaut, Nick Grismer, and Sahara Gipson. The Random Acts of Kindness Award is given to someone who has done something just out of their good nature. These nominees did this good deed in order to be…

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College Impact Awards: Catalyst Award Shortlist

Catalyst Awards

The following student-athletes have been shortlisted for the Athlete CRUSH College Impact Catalyst Award: Josh Bringuel, Bryana Robinson, J.T. Trauber, Julie Foeldes, Sara Hayes. The Catalyst Award is given to someone who takes initiative to make a change. In other words, this is a person who gets involved with or starts initiatives to do good not only…

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11 Athletes Who Supported March for Our Lives

Athlete CRUSH

America has definitely been experiencing a rough patch in its history in terms of gun violence. Even though gun violence has been a recurring theme throughout American history, it has never had such an impact on the youth. CNN reported that after only 12 weeks in 2018, there had already been 17 school shootings, averaging…

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Unforgettable Stars From Our Favorite Childhood Flicks

Often, role models in sport come from heroes of today – omnipresent in the flesh, on SportsCenter, and online sites. But other times, they’re fictional figures we worship on the big screen. Whatever your choice, the power of our favorite sport stars is undeniable and a source of great influence. In honor of those who…

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Deion Sanders Quotes Of Pure Gold

The words coming out of Deion Sanders’ mouth have been entertaining for years. So in honor of some of his best moments in front of the mic, we’ve put together a brief compilation. Stay smooth, Prime time!   Follow Deion Sanders on Instagram @deionsanders and Twitter @DeionSanders Written by Athlete CRUSH Staff Posted 3 March…

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Peyton Manning: Sundays Just Aren’t The Same

Dear Peyton Manning, I am writing this to express why you are my Athlete CRUSH. I wanted to pay tribute to your legacy and the lasting impact you’ve had on my life. It’s strange not seeing you lead the huddle every Sunday. Peyton, I hope you are enjoying retirement – Sundays are not the same…

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Jordy Nelson: The Boy Next Door

Returning to the field this fall following an ACL tear that kept him out of the entire 2015 NFL season, Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson is all set to make up for lost time. On the road back to full strength, the seven-year veteran and pro-bowl playmaker went through an arduous, year-long recovery…

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JJ Watt leading on and off the field

There’s not a lot that needs to be said about the athletic ability of Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt. Since entering the NFL in 2011, he has become one of the most dominant and formidable defensive forces in the NFL. But some of J.J.’s best work is done off the field. When he’s not…

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