ATLANTA (April 27, 2011) - Members of the Georgia State football team went to their home field at the Georgia Dome to help with an NFL Clinic. Sack Childhood Obesity was held Saturday, April 16 for area children between the ages of 7-15.
The Sack Childhood project was started by NFL lineman Marcus Stroud. The 6-foot-6 Stroud is a 10-year NFL veteran defensive lineman and played his college career at the University of Georgia.
Tiger Greene, a 13-year old from Alpharetta, Ga., also offers help for children like himself who were overweight and fighting to get into better shape and with better health habits.
Karl Jennings, an Olympic hurdler for Canada and former University of Tennessee star, also joined in at the camp. Dr. Linda Craighhead, a nutrional psychologist, offered tips for children and parents.
The four-hour camp at the Georgia Dome provided plenty of time for education and exercise.