Bison dynasty's offshoot: Alums band together for good works
By DAVE KOLPACK
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Former North Dakota State football players who have contributed to the school's dynasty over the course of more than seven decades have found a way to relive their glory days - and it's not just by telling old stories over beers. The 3-year-old Bison Football Players Association has been raising thousands of dollars to donate to worthy causes such as families of deceased players, a Christmas toy drive and even for the recovery of a rival player who was paralyzed in a skiing accident. Formed originally as a way to locate former players, the nonprofit has grown to about 450 people.
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