Silberman comes up short in NFL tryout
FLORHAM PARK — Lauren Silberman steadied the football on the tee, took a practice kick and brushed away some of the brown hair dangling in front of her face. Moments before, Silberman, the first female to ever try out at an NFL Regional Combine,
Publicity stunt or actual tryout? She came in with hopes of hitting a 60-yarder; had to settle for a 19-yarder.
RUSH: It's not about whether you can or can't. It's how much you want to, and how famous you can be for trying, and how much credit you can get for trying. Whether you can do it or not doesn't matter. And we applaud her.
Lauren Silberman '10 was interviewed by NFL.com. Click for video. MIT alumni are known for a “do-anything” mindset but Lauren Silberman SM '10 may have set the loftiest goal yet. Despite not playing on the football team at
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Katie Hnida wonders if Lauren Silberman and the NFL have done damage to the dreams of female athletes. Silberman was one of 38 kickers to take part in the league's New York/New Jersey regional scouting combine at the New
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