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Former UGA and Americus-Sumter star Leonard Pope, left, is presented an appreciation award by South Georgia Tech President Sparky Reeves during Tuesday’s Black History Month celebration. (Nadine Pope/Special to The Herald)

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Pope to all athletes: Have your academics in order

Former Americus-Sumter and UGA football star Leonard Pope, who is now with the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers, speaks to South Georgia Tech students Tuesday during their annual Black History celebration, and he shares with them his own story of struggles — and eventual success.


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