Athletes in Action tracks players with ties to communities within the Johnston Times coverage area as they compete at the collegiate level. The following football players will compete during the week of Aug. 27 to Sept. 2.
- Hezekiah Applegate - Johnston H.S.; Johnston, Iowa. University Of Northern Iowa Panthers; 6-foot-2, 285-pound / Sophomore / Defensive lineman.
University Of Northern Iowa Panthers vs Iowa State Cyclones. Sept. 2, 7:00 p.m.
- Nick Lucas - Johnston H.S.; Johnston, Iowa. Butler Bulldogs; Freshman / Offensive lineman.
Butler Bulldogs vs Illinois State Redbirds. Sept. 2, 7:30 p.m.