NFL Players and Multi-Platinum Artist Brian McKnight Coach Miami Pop Warner Players In The Pop Warner Adrenalyn Bowl In Advance of Super Bowl XLIV
MIAMI, Fla. - Panini, the Official Trading Card Provider of Pop Warner will host the third-annual Pop Warner Adrenalyn Bowl "The Game Before The Game" on Saturday, Feb. 6 at Hallandale High School in Hallandale, FL with the Greater Miami Pop Warner Football League as part of Super Bowl XLIV Week festivities. The Pop Warner Adrenalyn Bowl will feature University of Florida QB & former Pop Warner player Tim Tebow coaching against Carolina Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams, as well as All-Pro Tampa Bay Buccaneers Guard Davin Joseph Multi-Platinum artist Brian McKnight also serving as celebrity coaches in an exhibition game inviting local Pop Warner players to take part in Super Bowl XLIV Festivities.
"We are pleased to have great partners like Panini, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the newest member of Greater Miami Pop Warner, Hallandale, along with all of our NFL and celebrity coaches to help bring this special Super Bowl experience to some of our Miami-area Pop Warner programs. The kids are excited and looking forward to the game," said Pop Warner Executive Director, Jon Butler.
The Pop Warner Adrenalyn Bowl festivities will also include honoring four Florida teams that won Pop Warner Super Bowl Championships this past December: The Liberty City Warriors (Division 1 Jr. Pee-Wee), Port St. Lucie Pirates (Division 2 Jr. Midget), Greater Goulds Rams (Division 2 Midget) and the Richmond Giants (Division 1 Midget).
The Pop Warner Adrenalyn Bowl will feature Pee Wee (ages 8-11) teams the Palmetto Raiders vs. Florida City Razorbacks. The game will be preceded by a Mitey Mite (ages 7-9) exhibition between the Palmetto Raiders and the Little River Saints. Both games will be played with Spalding’s Official Pop Warner Football.
"As the Official Trading Card of Pop Warner and an NFL licensee, Panini America is committed to providing Pop Warner participants with memorable experiences that will last a lifetime. Pop Warner is the lifeblood of youth football in America and the future of the NFL." said Mark Warsop, Chief Executive Officer of Panini America.
Panini will also make a charitable donation to Greater Miami South Florida Pop Warner that along with all proceeds raised at the game will be donated to the Red Cross for their Haiti Relief Fund. For highlights, interviews and photos of the Pop Warner Adrenalyn Bowl, you can visit www.popwarner.com or www.paniniamerica.net. The Pop Warner Adrenalyn Bowl is free to the public and donations can be made to support Haiti Relief.