Metro schools athletics programs stand to gain when C.J. rushes this season

Friday, September 10, 2010 at 12:09am

Metro Nashville public schools will receive a “running back to school” donation, courtesy of Tennessee Titans’ star Chris Johnson, who teamed up with Powerade to start the initiative Thursday.

The new program will benefit the Davidson County Metro schools in need of equipment, uniforms and facility upgrades. For every rushing yard Johnson gains this season, Powerade will donate $10 to be earmarked for improving the sports facilities at the 17 Metro schools.

“My goal is to raise more than $20,000 – if you catch my drift,” Johnson said in a release announcing the program.

3 Comments on this post:

By: Loretta Bridge on 9/10/10 at 7:23

I think Powerade is cheap.

By: TakePrideInNash on 9/10/10 at 11:47


By: joe41 on 9/13/10 at 10:18

That is great CJ and Powerade. We appreciate it. That is $1420 thus far.