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McCourty Twins Supporting Students with Sickle Cell

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 | 0 comments

In honor or World Sickle Cell Day, June 19th, Embrace Kids Foundation announced that The McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell Campaign will be covering the full cost of college books for all Embrace Kids Scholarship recipients that have sickle cell! Last week, Embrace Kids announced they will cover the full cost of tuition at community/county college for all of their current patients. Tackle Sickle Cell, launched in 2013, is a partnership between NFL stars Devin & Jason McCourty and Embrace Kids Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The proceeds from Tackle...

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Mike Burton Joins the Chicago Bears

Posted on Jun 7, 2017 | 0 comments

Fullbacks continue to disappear from the NFL landscape as teams rely more heavily on multi-receiver spread offenses. But Michael Burton is proof that the position is not extinct yet. Claimed by the Bears off waivers from the Lions last Wednesday, the 6-foot, 247-pounder is a throwback to the battering-ram lead blockers who were once prevalent in the league. Burton is a traditional fullback who can flatten a linebacker in the hole and catch passes out of the backfield. He said Monday that he intends to “bring that kind of old-school tough mentality in the run game and do the dirty work...

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McCourty Twins 2017 Football Camp

Posted on May 31, 2017 | 0 comments

On Sunday, June 25, 2017, NFL stars and twin brothers, Devin and Jason McCourty are hosting their annual free football skills camp in conjunction with the Valley Cottage Indians for local youth back in their hometown of Nyack, NY at MacCalman Field (The Old Nyack High School). The clinic, which is for children ages 7-14, runs from 10:00am to 1:00pm and will feature football drills and training tips. All attendees will receive an autographed picture of Devin & Jason McCourty. This is the sixth year in a row that the twins will host this free one day camp. “Having the camp back in the...

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2017 Sanu’s Crew Football Camp

Posted on May 22, 2017 | 0 comments

On Thursday evening, June 22nd, 2017, former Rutgers star and current Atlanta Falcons wide receiver, Mohamed Sanu will host the 2017 Sanu’s Crew Football Camp, for kids Kindergarten through 8th grade. The camp, which takes place at South Brunswick High School, 750 Ridge Rd, Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, is free of charge and runs from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. The event will feature non-contact football drills and training tips and all attendees will receive a T-Shirt and an autographed picture of Mohamed Sanu. Sanu holds the record for career receptions in the Big East with 210 as well as...

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McCourty Twins Honored at Yogi Berra Museum Awards

Posted on May 19, 2017 | 0 comments

NFL stars and twin brothers, Jason & Devin McCourty were recipients of the Community Service Award at the Inaugural Yogi Berra Museum Awards. The event took place at the Plaza Hotel on May 12th, what would have been the baseball legend’s 92nd birthday. It was a packed house as the museum honored individuals, specifically former and current athletes, who embody the qualities that made Yogi Berra an American icon. Former NFL Quarterback Boomer Esiason and actor Robert Wuhl co-hosted the event. The McCourty Twins have been very active in the community since entering the NFL. Starting...

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