University of Kansas

November 7, 2013 6:54 PM

Childhood struggle inspires KU’s Keon Stowers to advocate for college athletes

Keon Stowers, a junior captain who plays defensive tackle on the Kansas football team, joined the “All Players United” movement, an organized reform campaign targeted at the NCAA. He talks about advocating for the rights of college athletes, and in some ways, his own childhood informs the way he looks at the world. “I know what it’s like to go without,” Stowers says.

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