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Thursday, May 25, 2006

Hall of Fame Coaches Bobby Bowden and Joe Paterno to Participate in a Live Conference Call

The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, Inc.

Hall of Fame Coaches Bobby Bowden and Joe Paterno to Participate in a Live Conference Call Announcing The National Football Foundation’s 2006 Major Awards

www.footballfoundation.org


What: Announcement of the 2006 National Football Foundation Major Awards,
including:
  The Gold Medal
  The Distinguished American Award
  The Outstanding Contribution to Amateur Football   The John L. Toner Award   The Outstanding Football Official Award

Who: Coaches Bobby Bowden and Joe Paterno will join National Football Foundation (NFF) President Steve Hatchell, NFF Chairman Ron Johnson and NFF Awards Committee Chairman Bob Mulcahy for the announcement of the 2006 winners of the NFF’s five major awards.

When: Today, Thursday, May 25 at 2 p.m. EDT

Where: Conference Call. Please contact Chris Caputo at ccaputo@footballfoundation.com or by calling 1-800-486-1865, ext. 117 to obtain the dial-in number and pass code for the conference call.

Why: Hear from two of the greatest college football coaches of all time as they provide their insights into the coaching profession and their experiences in using football’s unique ability to mold future leaders.


NFF Media Contacts:
Phil Marwill, director of communications
Phone: 1-800-486-1865, ext. 118

Chris Caputo, communications assistant
Phone: Phone: 1-800-486-1865, ext. 117


With 119 chapters and 12,000 members nationwide, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, a non-profit educational organization, runs programs designed to use the power of amateur football in developing scholarship, citizenship and athletic achievement in young people. The NFF presents the MacArthur Trophy, the Draddy Trophy and releases the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) Standings. NFF programs include the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Ind., Play It Smart, the NFF Center for Youth Development Through Sport at Springfield College (Mass.), the NFL-NFF Coaching Academy, and scholarships of nearly $1 million for college and high school scholar-athletes. Learn more at www.footballfoundation.org.


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