And on Day 2 of the event, participants were given awards.
Offensive MVP - Wyatt Price & Antonio Patterson
Defensive MVP - Cejae Ceasar & Josh Thomas
Outstanding Lineman - Layne Theriot & Darius Jackson
Outstanding Sportsmanship - Tyler Broussard & Pollex Coleman
"Just to see the smiles on the kids faces. All the hard work we went through with me and my whole staff, it all went to an end once I got out there at 5 oclock and we started. I presented an award to one kid, and he kind of got emotional, and that's what it's about at the end of the day: being able to touch these kids and being able to help somebody else succeed in life."
"I enjoyed helping out and giving back to the kids, that was big for me. Giving is better than receiving is what i'm trying to say, so it was a great experience overall."
"At the beginning of this he said, "Momma I'm blessed to be a blessing." And that's what he got out of it, that he was able to bless these kids, and let them know that they mean something in life, and that they can go as far as they want to go."
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