NFL And Verizon Wireless Sending Linebacker Derrick Johnson To School With One Lucky Winner

KANSAS CITY, MO — Verizon Wireless is offering one young Kansas City-area football fan the chance of a lifetime. The lucky winner of the NFL “Show & Tell” program will get the chance to take Kansas City’s Derrick Johnson to school in a limousine and spend about an hour with the NFL star linebacker. Parents can enter their child into the program through November 11 by visiting

“In a place like Kansas City, sports are a way of life, and that fact makes this program all the more meaningful and exciting,” said Brendan Fallis, president – Kansas/Missouri Region, Verizon Wireless. “Children here are born and bred loyal sports fans. We know that there are a lot of excited kids out there hoping they win this awesome experience.”

Students enrolled in kindergarten through eighth grade are eligible to win, and the contest is open to residents of Jackson, Clay, Cass and Boone counties in Missouri and Johnson County in Kansas. For complete program rules, visit

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