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Mark Sanchez, Kerry Rhodes, and Santonio Holmes are expected to attend
Detroit, Michigan (May 10, 2010) --NFL Pro-Bowl wide-receiver Braylon Edwards, of the New York Jets, and The Braylon Edwards Foundation announced today that it will host a Celebrity Basketball Game on June 19th as part of its annual Charity Weekend.
The event will be held at the University of Michigan’s Crisler Arena, doors open at :7:30 p.m. and tip-off is at 8 p.m. Participants include Braylon’s teammates from the New York Jets; Mark Sanchez, Darrelle Revis, and Santonio Holmes. Other NFL stars such as Mike Hart of the Indianapolis Colts, Ryan Mundy and LaMaar Woodley of the Pittsburg Steelers, Donte Stallworth, Baltimore Ravens to name a few (names are subject to change) Steve Breaston and Kerry Rhodes, Arizona Cardinals. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the University of Michigan Women’s basketball scholarship. |
“Being able to contribute to my hometown is very important to me, and I am thrilled this year my fellow teammates from the Jets and friends from the NFL will be able to join me in helping the U of M women’s basketball team.”
This year celebrates the 3rd year since Edwards endowed $500,000 to the University of Michigan for the #1 jersey. All tickets for this event will be general admission. Tickets will be $10 each and $8 each with orders or 5 tickets or more.
To order tickets, call the Michigan Athletic Ticket Office at (866) 296-MTIX (6849) or log on to www.mgoblue.com/tickets
Visit www.braylonedwardsfoundation.org or call (248) 514-9620 for additional details.
The Braylon Edwards Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing and meeting the needs of under-served youth in the concentrated area of education, health and fitness. The foundation, established by NFL player and Detroit native, Braylon Edwards, goal is to emphasize the importance of education by providing scholarships and incentives to youth who demonstrate strong commitment and effort to excel in academics, conduct and community volunteerism.
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