Jim Scott Stadium to host NFL Play 60 event

The NFL's Play 60 campaign, which encourages kids to be active for 60 minutes a day in order to help reverse the trend of childhood obesity, is coming to Jim Scott Stadium during Irrelevant Week on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The event features this year's Mr. Irrelevant, Lonnie Ballentine, the last player selected in the NFL Draft by the Houston Texas. NFL and college players are invited to make an appearance and sign autographs, to participate in interactive sessions with attendees to promote physical fitness and football skills, serve as a coach or referee for the Unified Flag Football Exhibition Game, and college players can participate in the Unified Flag Football Exhibition Game.

The schedule starts with the NFL's Official Punt, Pass & Kick Play 60 Mini-Combine Skills Circuit at 10 a.m. At 1 p.m., the Unified Flag Football Exhibition Game will feature Ballentine and other NFL players teaming up with Special Olympics athletes. The skills circuit will feature pro football players, including Jordan Cameron and Trent Edwards.

— From staff reports

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