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Former JMU football captain and now a linebacker for the Buffalo Bills’ Arthur Moats is helping his teammate Tim Horton, raise support for Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation.

While playing for the Dukes, Moats was named to first All-America teams by the Associated Press, the American Football Coaches Association and the Walter Camp Foundation. “He was the defensive player of the year in the Colonial Athletic Association and a first-team All-CAA and All-Eastern College Athletic Conference honoree. During the 2009 season, Moats led JMU in tackles with 90, had a team-season record 23.5 tackles for loss, and compiled 11 quarterback sacks. He was the FCS national leader in tackles for loss, and he was the national leader in overall tackles among defensive linemen,” according to the CAA’s website.In 2009, he won the Buchanan award as the top FCS defender.

Now Moats and Horton are tackling children’s medical needs through support of the Tim Horton Children’s Center for Injury Care and Prevention. Their goal is to change for the better the quality of medical care for sick children. To read more about Moats and how smiling cookies are helping raise $500,000 for the hospital, check out the full story:

http://www.buffalobills.com/news/article-1/Arthur-Moats-and-Tim-Hortons-deliver-smiles/5ec91db1-bad0-400c-afa2-55a85aff8c5c

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