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Panther football hosts kids' clinic

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -- More than 500 kids from 2nd to 8th grade attended the annual UNI kids day in the UNI-Dome, the largest attendance in the annual event's history.

Panther players and coaches provided instruction and signed autograph's for the youngsters, who all attended for free.  For the UNI players, it's a chance to give back even though they're already in the midst of a grueling spring schedule.

"Our football team, they had a 2 and a half hour practice this morning, got a boxed lunch, and came right back out to do this," said Panther head coach Mark Farley, "but what we all feel of course it's a chance for all these kids to experience the dome, football, and have fun."

The Panthers will end spring practice with the annual spring game on Friday, April 29.

Online reporter Mark Woodley

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