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Meet the First Woman to Receive a 4-Year College Football Scholarship

Antoinette “Toni” Harris, at just 22 years old is the first woman ever to attend college on a full football scholarship. The journey was not easy, she’s had to overcome obstacles from gender, build down to a fatal illness she was diagnosed with. She even dreams of being the first woman to play in the NFL.

she was discovered at ELAC. https://www.elacathletics.com

She was born in raised in Detroit and has always been a football fan. Although she also enjoyed cheerleading and track-and-field, she loves football the most.

In the beginning, she watched her cousins play until she decided to play football in school. In high school her teammates weren’t really accepting but they eventually warmed up to her. “But once they did, they were loving, they were supportive — and eventually everybody else got on board.” . . .

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