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BTN LiveBIG: Jeff Budzien making a special impact

On the football field, Northwestern senior kicker Jeff Budzien’s collegiate career will be remembered for its consistency. He is now the university’s all-time scoring leader, and on Monday he was named the 2013 Bakken-Andersen Kicker of the Year. Off the field, though, his humility and service will be remembered by many more fans. During his time in Evanston, Ill., Budzien has been an integral part of Northwestern’s Special Olympics Committee. He has served on the executive board of the committee and coached, a role that makes him feel closest to the children. “It made me work harder,” he said. “I would