Sal Aunese was the University of Colorado’s star Samoan quarterback who died of stomach cancer in 1989, and his team promptly dedicated their season to him.  Through reflections from his friends, family, and teammates, as well as rare archival footage, Born To Lead chronicles Sal’s rise to the top as one of his team’s most valuable players and his valiant battles with the disease that took his life in 1989. Here are some articles from the past that show the love felt for Sal Aunese.