Cosmo DeNicola and Leigh Steinberg of Steinberg Sports and Entertainment, announced Philadelphia Eagles Defensive End, Chris Long, as the recipient of the 2018 Steinberg DeNicola Humanitarian award being presented at the 81st Annual Maxwell Football Gala. The Humanitarian Active Player award is given to owners, players, coaches and NFL executives that have committed themselves to making contributions in their community.
“Chris has an engine that never slows down on or off the football field. His sensitivity and awareness of social issues, along with his commitment to his communities, make him on iconic recipient of the Steinberg DeNicola Humanitarian Award," stated Cosmo DeNicola.
The 2018 winner will be honored Friday, March 9th, 2018 at the 81st Maxwell Club National Awards Gala, which will be held at the Tropicana Casino Resort in Atlantic City, NJ. Also receiving awards at this event will be: Carson Wentz- Philadelphia Eagles (The Bert Bell NFL Player of the Year Award), Doug Pederson- Philadelphia Eagles (Earl “Greasy” Neale Award), Baker Mayfield – University of Oklahoma (Maxwell Award); Minkah Fitzpatrick – University of Alabama (Chuck Bednarik Award); Bill Clark – University of Alabama at Birmingham (The Thomas Brookshier Spirit Award); Duke Greco – Delaware Valley University (Tri-State Coach of the Year); Shaquem Griffin – University of Central Florida (Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion), and Bobby Bowden – Florida State (The Francis Reds Bagnell Award for Contributions to Football).
Tickets for the Maxwell Football Club National Awards Gala are available for purchase on the Club’s website https://maxwellfootballclub.org/maxwell-football-club-national-awards-gala or by calling 215-643-3833.