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Christ-Following Football Standouts Prepare for NFL Draft

Seven Draft Pick Hopefuls Talked to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes About How They Put Their Faith in Jesus—No Matter What the Outcome

EDITOR’S NOTE: Contact Media@HamiltonStrategies.com to interview the Fellowship of Christian Athletes representative in your area about the local athletes who will be a part of the 2019 NFL Draft.

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Even though spring has just begun, football fans are already chomping at the bit for next season and will be watching the 2019 NFL Draft on April 25-27 with great interest.

Among those anxiously waiting in the wings will be several college football standouts who have been profiled in Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA, www.fca.org) Magazine. Over eight seasons, FCA published annual college football issues, highlighting hundreds of players who talked about their faith with the 65-year-old international sports ministry.

“These young players live out their faith on the field as followers of Jesus Christ, and He directs their playbook for life,” said FCA President and CEO Shane Williamson. “We wish them all the best in this week’s draft—just the beginning of a journey we hope will be guided by God for years to come, either in the NFL or along another path.”

Seven who have discussed their faith with FCA are among the players to watch for this year’s draft:

Interestingly, nearly all the college football standouts featured on the covers of eight editions of FCA Magazine’s college football editions over the years have been drafted or are playing or have played professional football in some capacity. These football stars have included:

Coverage of the NFL Draft begins at 8 p.m. ET Thursday on ABC, ESPN and the NFL Network. 

View the media page for FCA here. For more information about the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, visit FCA’s web site at www.fca.org, its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/fcafans or its Twitter feed @fcanews.