When I asked Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette at this NFL combine in Indianapolis in March why he went to the Air Force Academy, he said: “The opportunities. To get a great education, along with being able to play Division-I football--and then the opportunity to serve our country.”
When I asked Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette at this NFL combine in Indianapolis in March why he went to the Air Force Academy, he said: “The opportunities. To get a great education, along with being able to play Division-I football--and then the opportunity to serve our country.” Michael Conroy ASSOCIATED PRESS
When I asked Air Force wide receiver Jalen Robinette at this NFL combine in Indianapolis in March why he went to the Air Force Academy, he said: “The opportunities. To get a great education, along with being able to play Division-I football--and then the opportunity to serve our country.” Michael Conroy ASSOCIATED PRESS
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