Mount junior punter Greg Tabar (Cincinnati, OH/Colerain) has been selected as one of the 11 members of the 2012 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, covering schools in the Football Championship Subdivision (I-AA), Divisions II, III and NAIA. Eleven others players were named to the Good Works Team from schools in Division I-A.
The award is one of the sport’s premier service honors, the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® shines a spotlight on the positive, off-the-field impact that a select group of student-athletes has on their communities.
This summer, the program received 117 nominations from colleges and universities hailing from 35 states. From the nominations, a prestigious voting panel comprised of former Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® members and college football media selected two 11-member teams – one featuring players competing in the NCAA® Football Bowl Subdivision and the other a combined team representing the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision, Divisions II, III and the NAIA.
Each year, the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® raises the bar for the impact that student-athletes can have on their local communities, and this year’s roster is no exception. From creating mentorship programs for at-risk youth to building homes and health clinics overseas, these 22 young men have d dedicated themselves to bettering the lives of others through countless acts of service.
Fans will have the opportunity to vote for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® Captain by visiting ESPN.com and searching “Good Works.” Fans can learn more about this year’s team members and their charitable accomplishments by viewing player profiles on the website. The Team Captain and his fellow award recipients will be invited to New Orleans to take part in a special youth football clinic leading up to the 2013 Allstate® Sugar Bowl®.