UHEF & Uni News


Jan, 2017

Uni alum Steve Smith Sr. retires from football

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[Posted Jan. 8, 2017] “Dear Commissioner Goodell: “This is to notify you that as of today, I, Steve Smith Sr., will no longer be antagonizing defensive backs. I am retiring from the National Football League.” With that letter, sent January 2, the greatest football player ever to attend University High School ended what could be a Hall of Fame career as an NFL star. Smith graduated from Uni in 1997 as a standout in both football and track, where he set a still-standing school mark of 38.73 in the 300 […]



Feb, 2016

Uni receives NFL “Golden Football” honoring Steve Smith, Sr.

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[Posted February 2, 2016] As a part of the National Football League’s salute to Super Bowl 50, Uni received a Wilson Golden Football as part of its Super Bowl High School Honor Roll. The Honor Roll initiative recognizes schools and communities that contributed to Super Bowl history and positively impacted the game of football. From the NFL: “High schools across the nation, and around the world, will receive a commemorative Wilson Golden Football for every player or head coach who graduated from their school and was on an active Super […]