3 results for month: 08/2010
Frank Beede is the 2010 NFL Teacher of the Year
August 16, 2010 By Bill Boehlke Congratulations to Seahawks alumni Frank Beede, the winner of the 2010 NFL Teacher of the Year award. A 10th grade history teacher at Freedom High School in Oakley, Calif., Beede made an appearance at Qwest Field prior to the Seahawks-Titans preseason game and did the honors in raising the 12th Man flag. Beede says many students are surprised to learn he used to play in the NFL. Not that he advertises; he'd prefer to let his current work speak for itself. ''It's about making a difference. Obviously, I don't do it for the money,'' Beede said. ''You get to make a difference in these kids' lives. And you ...
Cortez Kennedy Named to 2010 ACC Football Legends Class
Former University of Miami defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has been selected to the 2010 Dr. Pepper ACC Football Championship Game Legends Class. Kennedy was one of the defensive forces on Miami's 1989 National Championship football team and helped lead the Hurricanes to a 22-2 record during the 1988 and 1989 seasons. During his time with the `Canes, Miami posted an 8-2 record against Top 15 teams, twice defeating the nation's No. 1-ranked squad, ending the 1989 season as a nation's top team after convincing wins over No. 1-ranked Notre Dame and No. 7 Alabama. The third overall pick in the first round of the 1990 NFL Draft by the Seahawks, ...
The 23rd Annual Jacob Green Golf Classic
August 5, 2010 The Golf Club at Newcastle was the site for the 23rd Annual Jacob Green Golf Classic, benefiting the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Jacob once again was joined by a contingent of Seahawks and NFL alumni, along with area sports celebrities. A five-man scramble saw each foursome paired with a celebrity, and a shotgun start got the golf carts rolling. There was plenty of food and beverage around the course throughout the day, and the event was capped with an awards ceremony and buffet. This year's tournament was dedicated to former Seahawk Louis Bullard, who died in April after a three-year battle with cancer.