Sports media and communication major, Griffin Everitt, reaches back to throw the ball in a game against Michigan. courtesy photo

By Hugh Anderson & Matthew Ludwig

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is known for its athletics and more Academic All-Americans than anyone — 347. Out of more than 150 majors at UNL, one seems to stand out in the eyes of athletes across all 24 varsity sports: the sports media and communication major, which is the only major of its kind in the Midwest. UNL’s College of Journalism and Mass Communications attracts highly-recruited athletes from across the country and world who hold a passion for sports in their hearts.

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