Macon County’s Meadows tapped for 2018 Under Armour All-America game
Published 11:22 am Wednesday, November 15, 2017
From STAFF REPORTS
MONTEZUMA – Christian Meadows, a senior football player from Macon County High School, was presented his honorary game jersey at the American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the 2018 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game at Macon County High School recently. The event was part of the three-month American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the Under Armour All-America Game.
Meadows is one of more than 100 players selected to compete in the 10-year anniversary game of the annual Under Armour All-America Game presented by American Family Insurance, a nationally televised competition spotlighting the country’s top high school seniors. The 2018 Under Armour All-America Game is slated for Jan. 4 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. and will be televised live on ESPN2 at 6 p.m. EST.
“My football dream is to be the best teammate and to win championships for my team. I want to push my team to get better and to have my team push me too,” said Meadows.
“As the quintessential champion of dreams, along with the encouragement of family members, coaches, friends and communities, American Family Insurance is honored to salute student-athletes as they work hard to pursue their dreams. Under Armour All-Americans embody American Family Insurance core values, including hard work, inspiration, dedication and committed support from those around them,” stated a recent press release.
“Achieving the dream of being selected as an Under Armour All-American takes more than a wish; it takes having a plan to put into action combined with hard work and dedication,” said Dwayne Maddox, American Family Insurance Advertising Director. “American Family Insurance celebrates the achievements of these young student-athletes who dare to dream fearlessly, and put in the time and effort to achieve those dreams with the support of family, coaches and community.”
Those dreams would not be possible without a great support system. Along with saluting Christian Meadows, American Family Insurance recognized his mother, Rhoda Meadows, with the American Family Insurance Dream Champion Award.