Bryan May is a role model to Phoenix-area youth flag football players.
Last week, May was honored for his years of hard work when he was presented a helmet trophy and a $1,000 equipment donation from one of his longtime heroes – Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith – courtesy of the Courtyard Inspiring Greatness program.
Flag football gives every child the chance to be an impact player.
Kids of all sizes are throwing and catching the ball, making interceptions, pulling flags on defense and running for 50-yard touchdowns – all while having a good time, making friends, getting exercise and having fun.
In 2012, about 210,000 players age 5 to 17 participated in NFL FLAG powered by USA Football and enjoyed the many benefits of the sport.
In 2012, nearly 210,000 players across the United States participated in NFL FLAG powered by USA Football.
The sport continues to grow as children enjoy playing football in an organized, non-contact format while developing skills and learning lessons in teamwork.
George Nedder, commissioner of Bay State Flag Football League (BSFFL) in Westwood, Mass., said with his league’s rising participation numbers, the issue of player insurance has never been more important.