Military Bowl

Former Gilman star Micah Kiser set to bring college career to fitting end in Military Bowl

Former Gilman star Micah Kiser set to bring college career to fitting end in Military Bowl

As the eyes of the world turned to the gruesome spectacle of bigotry that swept over Charlottesville, Va., in August, all eyes in the University of Virginia football locker room turned to Micah Kiser.

It wasn’t just that the Woodlawn native is a fifth-year senior and the best player on the Cavaliers defense. He’s also a consummate student-athlete who’s pursuing a master’s degree in higher education after earning a bachelor’s degree in foreign affairs last spring. Not to mention that Kiser, who is black, has maintained some of the closest bonds in his life with white classmates and teammates.

As he and his team watched images flash on CNN of white supremacists flooding their...

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