SMU QB Raises $50,000 To Assist Dallas' COVID-19 Relief Efforts
SMU QB Shane Buechele's GoFundMe page to "assist in Dallas' Covid-19 relief efforts reached its goal" of $50,000 yesterday. Buechele will "deliver the check" to Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson tomorrow. Several SMU coaches, administrators and their families "contributed to the efforts as well." In total, 172 donations were made (DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 5/13)....Texans WR Randall Cobb donated $10,000 during Astros 3B Alex Bregman's 24-hour video game livestream on Twitch (HOUSTON CHRONICLE, 5/13)....The Call of Duty League Florida Mutineers are "teaming with a host of NFL stars" and others for a charity event hosted by the team. Former Univ. of Miami players DeeJay Dallas and Ahmmon Richards are among those who "will share a virtual battlefield" today. The prize money totals $25,000, with "all going to COVID-19 charities" (MIAMI HERALD, 5/13).