Eastern Michigan’s Brian Dooley Named 2023 Disney Spirit Award Recipient

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Eastern Michigan University’s Brian Dooley receives the 2023 Disney Spirit Award in a magical moment in front of his coaches and teammates. Adam Ball, vice president of sports at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, presented the trophy to Dooley after EMU’s practice on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Dooley was named the recipient of the award because of the incredible spirit he showed by donating his football scholarship to a teammate who was struggling with financial hardships. (Disney/Eastern Michigan University)