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Detroit woman receives football scholarship

Feb 28, 2019 - Detroit Free Press

Antoinette "Toni" Harris on Tuesday announced her decision to sign with the Central Methodist University (Fayette, Missouri) football team, making her the first female skill-position player to sign a letter of intent to play college football on a scholarship, according to the school.

Harris, 22, who was born and raised in Detroit, graduated from Redford Union High School in 2014, entered the national spotlight earlier this month when a Toyota commercial highlighting her journey aired durin...