Lions

Burleson Vows On Twitter To Donate Money To Schools Based On Drops

View Comments
TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 11:  Wide receiver Nate Burleson #13 of the Detroit Lions dives toward the endzone during the season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium September 11, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

TAMPA, FL – SEPTEMBER 11: Wide receiver Nate Burleson #13 of the Detroit Lions dives toward the endzone during the season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium September 11, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

AshleyDunkak Ashley Dunkak
Ashley writes feature stories and news articles about the Lions,...
Read More

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Lions Central
Buy Lions Tickets
Sun Sep.21
Home vs Green Bay Packers
findticketsbtn Burleson Vows On Twitter To Donate Money To Schools Based On Drops
Sun Sep.28
Away vs New York Jets
findticketsbtn Burleson Vows On Twitter To Donate Money To Schools Based On Drops
Sun Oct.5
Home vs Buffalo Bills
findticketsbtn Burleson Vows On Twitter To Donate Money To Schools Based On Drops
Sun Oct.12
Away vs Minnesota Vikings
findticketsbtn Burleson Vows On Twitter To Donate Money To Schools Based On Drops
 

By Ashley Dunkak
@AshleyDunkak

After dropping a pass that turned into an interception in the the Detroit Lions’ last preseason game, wide receiver Nate Burleson pledged on Twitter that he would not drop another pass and that if he did he would give $100 to an elementary school for every drop of the season.

Within the span of an hour and a couple tweets, though, Burleson upped the ante and gave the schools incentive to root for him rather than against him.

Burleson dropped just one pass in 2012, so he has a good shot of meeting that no-drops goal. Whether he meets that mark or not, Burleson invests in the community in many ways, donating money but also participating in various events.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,935 other followers