How did college football players work to develop bonds over the summer? Some reached out, while others stayed active -- but the end result was the same. Here's a glimpse at how teams across the country came together. <br><br>At Houston, players partnered with Star of Hope Mission, distributing food to homeless women and children.
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Defensive end Adam Patterson works with camper Janeese Mackey during the Michigan Womens Football Academy, one of the Wolverines summer activities that benefit the Coach Carr Cancer Fund.
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Middle Tennessee State players worked with Habitat for Humanity to build a home for a elderly couple in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
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Central Michigan players took part in a four-team water polo league every Friday at 6 a.m. this summer.
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Georgia Tech players held an inspirational "Team Time" series, which was broken down into four themed quarters. They watched <i>The Last Samurai</i> to drive home the point of the last quarter, which was "Finishing the job."
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Iowa State offensive lineman Matt Hulbert was among the Cyclones who spent time at Wildwood Hills Ranch with underprivileged children.
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Baylor took part in a variety of activities, including a paintball outing, trips to the movies and going through a ropes course.
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Blue Raiders offensive tackle Franklin Dunbar works on the Habitat for Humanity house.
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Wide receiver Mario Manningham and the Wolverines put campers like Elizabeth Von Allmen through drills in an event that ended with a scrimmage in Michigan Stadium.
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Along with handing out food, wide receiver Anthony Alridge and the Cougars also found time to cut loose with the Star of Hope Mission residents.
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