This program aims to keep students physically active and spread awareness in the fight against childhood obesity. The NFL Network PE Teacher of the Year will win a $10,000 stipend, plus a $10,000 school companion physical education grant and a trip to the NFL draft. The winner will act as a spokesperson for the program in 2012.

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