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Connor Cosgrove
Connor  Cosgrove

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Fitchburg, Wis.

Last College:
St. Cloud State

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
WR

Experience:
TR

Major:
Business and Marketing Education


04/16/2013

Cosgrove Receives McNamara Student-Athlete Achievement Award

Football player turned philanthropist inspires others

04/15/2013

Seventh Annual Golden Goldys Handed Out at TCF Bank Stadium

Athletics and academics were celebrated in Gopher Athletics

03/13/2013

GOpher Connor Relay For Life Fundraiser Set

Members of the Minnesota football office are raising funds for the Relay For Life

03/07/2013

Cosgrove, Rabe To Receive NFF Awards Tonight

Cosgrove will be honored with the 2013 Courage Award

01/24/2013

Gophers Partner With Be The Match

Minnesota will hold a bone marow registry drive from 1-4 p.m. on Feb. 13

OVERVIEW: Cosgrove was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010, which ended his football playing career. Since his diagnosis, he has remained an inspirational member of the team and has devoted time to charitable organizations like St. Baldrick's Foundation, Be The Match and Relay For Life. Cosgrove received the team's Tony Dungy Character and Community Service Award in 2012. He was also honored with the 2013 Courage Award from the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Did not see action in freshman season at St. Cloud State University.

HIGH SCHOOL: Leading receiver of 2008 Edgewood High School (Wis.) football team • two-year football letterwinner, one-year baseball letterwinner • 2008 all-star state selection • high school coach was Al Minnaert • 2008 Academic All-State selection • 2008 All-City selection.

PERSONAL: Born April 5, 1991 • son of Kevin and Michelle Cosgrove.

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