The Loachapoka Indians got brand new gear for the season courtesy of NFL linebacker Rashaan Evans.
The former Auburn high and crimson tide player currently plays for the Tennessee Titans
He made today’s donation through through his Razor Foundation
Evans donated over $40,000 worth of Adidas sports gear.
After a short motivational speech from Rashaan’s mom and dad
kids got in a socially distanced line to pick up backpacks, jerseys, visors, gloves, socks, compression pants and shirts, 2 pairs of cleats, basketball sneakers, water bottles, and jump suit Due to current COVID-19 protocols in the NFL, Evans couldn’t be here in person today, but his impact was certainly felt.
“If you would’ve seen those kids over there going through all the shoes and stuff… It’s like Christmas in August,” said Loachapoka Head Coach, Reco Newton.
“It motivates me.
We play the same position so I feel like if he can do it, I can do it.
I just have to put in the same work.
“It felt amazing to have someone come back to the community and give to us.
We’re very grateful for it,” said Loachapoka Junior Linebacker, Brandon Bedgood.
“At the end of the day you play football, get all these accolades and achievements… The number one thing is what have you done at for other people at the end of the day.
That’s what really matters,” said Tennessee Titans Linebacker, Rashaan Evans.
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