May 1, 2015 | By: Carl Nathe

The public is invited to watch a football game on the University of Kentucky campus this Sunday afternoon, May 3. No, it will not be the actual UK Wildcats in action, but rather faculty and staff from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE) playing in the CAFE Bowl. The flag football event will be the culmination of a unique, three-day experience, the UK CAFE Gridiron Challenge, in which student-athletes will be the 'professors,' with faculty and staff taking on the role of student-athlete.

The Department of Community and Leadership Development, which is part of the college, came up with this idea in an effort to narrow the knowledge gap and curb misperceptions of what it means to be a student-athlete at a major university.

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