So Cool of Texas State!
by Marques Mingo
When former Texas State football player, Brian Guendling posted a video back in July of him doing sign language to Bruno Mars Uptown Funk, the response from the Deaf community was overwhelming and inspired him to create a way for deaf people to meet their peers.
Guendling is not Deaf but has always had a special connection with the deaf after taking speech classes and being around a lot of Deaf people. Guendling came up with the idea of a Deaf section after Deaf individuals asked him about coming to a game. When asked, Guendling thought that instead of having them all spaced around, they should all enjoy the game together, feel welcomed, and have a great time.
After posing this idea to the ticket office, 4 days later the Deaf section was approved. Once the news got out, Guendling says that the excitement doesn’t…
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