Former Sooner Adrian Peterson to Endow OU Football Scholarship

Posted by Gilbert Sam on 7:20 PM
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"Six-time Pro Bowl Selection Adrian Peterson is proud to announce that he is hosting the 1st Annual Yards and Cards, featuring a VIP Meet & Greet and Welcome Reception on Friday, July 11, followed by a Youth Football Camp at the University of Oklahoma and a Celebrity Poker Tournament, hosted by Riverwind Casino on Saturday, July 12.

"All proceeds will act as a platform for the All Day Foundation's mission of raising awareness and funds for programs that inspire hope and build a better future for at-risk children, with a special focus on girls' empowerment. The event's initiative will help begin the construction of a new student housing facility and also establish a football scholarship endowment in Peterson's name at the University of Oklahoma."

"'I'm looking forward to hosting this weekend in Norman, Oklahoma and returning to a town that has given so much to me,' stated Peterson. 'We're going to have a lot of fun at both events and raise funds for causes that are close to my heart.'

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"The VIP Meet & Greet and Welcome Reception commences at 7:00 p.m. at the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. Event highlights will include live entertainment, a live auction and the opportunity to mingle with Adrian Peterson, his celebrity friends and event supporters.

"The Youth Football Camp will kick off at 9:00 a.m. at the University of Oklahoma football practice fields. The camp will feature three stations focused on the 'Drills and Skills' of a running back, with special appearances by Adrian Peterson, University of Oklahoma football coaches and current and former NFL players.

"The Celebrity Poker Tournament hosted by Riverwind Casino will start at 7:00 p.m. with a red carpet entrance featuring Peterson alongside special guests. The event will feature a 'No Limit' Texas Hold ‘Em format and celebrities and athletes will be featured at each table. The final table will include Peterson and nine finalists to compete for various prizes."

/// All Day Foundation