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LaMarr Woodley handles athletic fees

Updated: August 17, 2012, 12:08 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley heard that his high school alma mater needed to charge participation fees for its athletes due to budget cuts.

So he decided to pick up the bill -- for the entire school district.

Woodley has donated $60,000 to cover the participation fees for every Saginaw (Mich.) Public Schools student-athlete, an act that was met with a thunderous ovation when announced to coaches on Tuesday night.

"The whole place erupted," Saginaw High ...

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