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November 11, 2019
CHARLOTTE TOUCHDOWN CLUB ANNOUNCES PRESENTING SPONSOR OF BRONKO NAGURSKI TROPHY & AWARDS BANQUET
Charlotte-based LendingTree is Bronko Nagurski Presenting Sponsor
CHARLOTTE, NC (November 11th, 2019) – The Charlotte Touchdown Club is
excited to announce a partnership with LendingTree, a leader in the
online loan marketplace, as the new presenting sponsor of the Bronko
Nagurski Trophy & Awards Banquet. LendingTree is a charlotte-based
company that connects consumers with the choices they need to be
confident in their financial decisions by comparing multiple offers from a nationwide network.
This year’s Bronko Nagurski Trophy Awards Banquet presented by
LendingTree is scheduled for Monday, December 9th at the Charlotte Convention Center.
The keynote address will be given by Ohio State University Head
Football Coach, Ryan Day and UCLA’s great from the Class of 1978,
Jerry Robinson, will receive this year’s Bronko Nagurski Legends
Award. The Defender of the Nation Award presented by The Independence
Fund will be awarded to US Air Force Academy’s Kyle Johnson. CBS
Sports Network host Adam Zucker will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
“The Charlotte Touchdown Club is extremely pleased to announce its new
partnership with LendingTree. We believe that this new alliance will
not only help grow the Bronko Nagurski Trophy to greater heights, but
will also support our non-profit mission of rewarding athletic
excellence in the Charlotte community and beyond”, commented Executive Director John Rocco.
About LendingTree, Inc.
LendingTree is the nation’s leading online marketplace that connects
consumers with the choices they need to be confident in their
financial decisions. LendingTree empowers consumers to shop for
financial services the same way they would shop for airline tickets or
hotel stays, by comparing multiple offers from a nationwide network of
over 500 partners in one simple search and choosing the option that best fits their financial needs.
Services include mortgage loans, mortgage refinances, auto loans,
personal loans, business loans, student refinances, credit cards, insurance and more.
Through the My LendingTree platform, consumers receive free credit
scores, credit monitoring and recommendations to improve credit
health. My LendingTree proactively compares consumers’ credit accounts
against offers on our network and notifies consumers when there is an
opportunity to save money. In short, LendingTree’s purpose is to help
simplify financial decisions for life’s meaningful moments through
choice, education and support.
About The Bronko Nagurski Trophy
The Bronko Nagurski Trophy is a member of the National College
Football Awards Association (NCFAA), which was founded in 1997 as a
coalition of the major collegiate football awards to protect, preserve
and enhance the integrity, influence and prestige of the game’s
predominant awards. The NCFAA encourages professionalism and the
highest standards for the administration of its member awards and the
selection of their candidates and recipients. For more information,
visit the association’s official website, www.NCFAA.org <http://www.NCFAA.org> .
About Charlotte Touchdown Club
The Charlotte Touchdown Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
1990 for the purpose of promoting high school, collegiate, and
professional football in the Charlotte, North Carolina region. Since
its inception, the club has grown as well as diversified boasting a
sponsor team of more than
(80) companies. The Club’s activities and services focus community
attention on the outstanding Citizenship, Scholarship, Sportsmanship,
and Leadership of area athletes and coaches. Through individual and
corporate support, more than $2,000,000 has been raised to benefit the
Touchdown Club’s scholarship efforts.
The Bronko Nagurski Trophy is presented annually by the Charlotte
Touchdown Club in conjunction with the Football Writers Association of
America to the nation’s most outstanding NCAA Division I defensive
football player at the Bronko Nagurski Awards Banquet in Charlotte,
NC. All proceeds benefit the Charlotte Touchdown Club Scholarship Fund.
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