Garth Brooks Teams with an NFL Player to help Kids

Garth Brooks Teams with an NFL Player to help Kids

photo: WBZ TV Worcester

Garth Brooks has teamed up with New England Patriots lineman Nate Solder, to co-host a flag football camp for underprivileged kids. Garth Brooks appeared on the local CBS news station in Worcester to discuss his recent concert tour and his support for local kids.   The Brooks’ foundation, Teammates for Kids, is working with ProCamps to provide 100 boys and girls an opportunity to learn flag football techniques from the Nate Solder (a prior Super Bowl champion).   

Nate Solder’s infant son, Hudson, was diagnosed with kidney cancer last October. Nate Solder  reportedly received treatment for testicular cancer before the 2014 season.   He went on to play in every game including winning the Superbowl.

“Nate shows the rest of the world what can you do, what is possible,” said Brooks. “Learning that he is going through his own battles himself and still making time for all these kids, for all these other people’s kids- that’s a hell of a man.”

Local kids should be excited to learn football tips from a prior Superbowl champion:

FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2014 file photo, New England Patriots tackle Nate Solder (77) reacts in the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Foxborough, Mass. Solder reportedly had surgery for testicular cancer last spring. He went on to start every game, including the Super Bowl victory. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
photo: Boston Herald File PhotoFILE - In this Dec. 14, 2014 file photo, New England Patriots tackle Nate Solder (77) reacts in the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Foxborough, Mass. Solder reportedly had surgery for testicular cancer last spring. He went on to start every game, including the Super Bowl victory. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Here is a photo of Nate and Hudson Solder of the field (Solder Family Photo).

Nate and Hudson Solder (Solder family photo)

 

 

We are happy to see Garth Brooks and his charity foundation doing great things for local underprivileged kids.  Way to go Garth and Trisha!

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