NFL Foundation Blog: January 2017

NFL Names Randy Allen of Highland Park High School Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year

The NFL and the Dallas Cowboys announced Head Football Coach RANDY ALLEN of Highland Park High School in Dallas, Texas is the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year.

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Research Conducted by The Cooper Institute® Shows Positive Association for Health Outcomes for Students Participating in NFL PLAY 60 Programming

Posted in: Foundation News, Foundation Partners, Community

Longitudinal observation showed increased aerobic capacity and decreased body mass index for schools participating in NFL Play 60 programs compared to non-participating schools.

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LEGENDS ON THE LINKS NFL Foundation Golf Tournament

In celebration of its 26th year, the NFL Foundation is partnering with the NFL Legends community to host an 18-hole golf
tournament at Golf Club of Houston, home course to the PGA Tour’s Shell Houston Open. As part of the festivities
celebrating Super Bowl LI, “Legends on the Links" will be played on two separate courses, the Tournament Course, which
hosts the PGA Tour event annually, and the Member Course, where the PGA Tour played from 2003 through 2005. The
event also provides the opportunity to play alongside true NFL Legends and the chance to win memorable prizes

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NFL Announces Team Nominees for Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award

Posted in: Foundation News, Youth Football

The NFL announced today the high school football coaches nominated by the 32 NFL teams for the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year Award. Representing the best at the high school level, these coaches were nominated for the national award, named for the winningest coach in NFL history, by NFL teams for their character and integrity, leadership and dedication to the community, commitment to player health and safety, and on-field success.

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