On Thursday, May 21 from 6-9 p.m., Jesuit Dallas is hosting the Wounded Warrior Amputees vs. Dallas Cowboys & NFL Alumni flag football game featuring over 30 former stars of the NFL gridiron. Tickets are $10 for adults, while all children and students will enjoy free admission. Tickets may be purchased online at WWAFT.org, or at Postell Stadium on the evening of the game.
The Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team is composed of men and women who lost a limb while serving the United States armed forces in Iraq or Afghanistan. The WWAFY record versus the NFL Alumni stands at an unblemished 10-0, having most recently defeated the NFL, 58-21, in front of 10,000 fans prior to Super Bowl XLIX.
All proceeds will benefit the WWAFT and disabled Veteran initiatives in Texas. The charities of choice for this game include Heroes on the Water, Gold Star Mothers of Texas and Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA).
Led by NFL Hall of Famer Roger Staubach and Chad Hennings, over 30 NFL alumni have expressed a commitment to attend. Additional NFL alumni set to appear include: Charles Haley, Ed “Too Tall” Jones, Tim Brown, Daryl Johnston, Drew Pearson, Terry Glenn, Babe Laufenberg, Tony Tolbert, Charlie Waters, Cliff Harris, DD Lewis, Dave Edwards, Larry Brown, Dale Hellestrae, Leon Lett, Nate Newton, Greg Ellis, Jon Kitna, Steve Folsom, Cory Procter, Tom Rafferty, Phil Pozderac, Robert Williams, Tony Liscio, Craig James, Lyle Blackwood, Donny Anderson, Dave Vobora, Alex Albright, Sean Ryan, Cary Brabham, Scott McGarrahan, Gary Hammond, George Teague, Kevin Smith, Tony Banks, as well as additional unannounced guests.
There will be fan meet-and-greet opportunities during the evening, while raffle prizes will include 2015 Dallas Cowboys game tickets, PGA Tour tickets, and game tickets to the Rangers, Mavericks and Stars.