Larry Fitzgerald Jr.
A group of Twin Cities kids not only spent two days at a football camp led by an NFL player — but they also went shopping with him. Larry Fitzgerald Jr. of the Arizona Cardinals teamed up with Dick’s Sporting Goods Tuesday to reward some deserving young athletes.
Paul will turn into Tinsel Town this weekend during the 13th annual So The World May Hear Awards Gala at the RiverCentre.
Larry Fitzgerald Jr. is among the best in the game, and it all started in Minneapolis. Today the all-pro wide receiver brought a piece of the NFL to the first field he played on. Fitzgerald, who lives in Eden Prairie in the offseason, credits the beginning of his success to the adults who believed in him as a child. “The coaches that coached me here, I mean, so many people invested in me as a child, and they didn’t have to,” Fitzgerald said.
One year to the day the Minnesota Wild made the splash of the off season — signing Zach Parise and Ryan Suter – the latter was named to the first all NHL team.
Every summer, Minnesota becomes a mini-mecca for football. It is where NFL players hone skills and up-and-comers dream of being invited into that fraternity. The mayor of the gridiron town is Larry Fitzgerald Jr. It’s his vision that made it and it’s his attitude that keeps him coming back.
Michael Floyd has been living the football dream: from his time at Cretin Derham Hall, to Notre Dame, and now as a first round pick by the Arizona Cardinals. This week he’s working out with a fellow Cardinal, and he’s working to prove he belongs.
Larry Fitzgerald Jr.’s annual event keeps getting bigger. In part because of the All-Pro football player who puts his name on it.
One determining factor with where Zach Parise could end up is up-front money – as in who will guarantee an early signing bonus that protects him against a possible lock out. New Jersey has financial difficulties, but going to the finals may make it intriguing to stay.