Boys and Girls Club of Statesboro: Kirby Smart

by | May 4, 2018 | Football | 0 comments

STATESBORO — Georgia head football coach Kirby Smart, along with former Bulldog All-American and ESPN College GameDay co-host David Pollack, will headline the Boys & Girls Club “Speak Up For Kids” event on Thursday, May 24th at the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center in Statesboro. All of the proceeds from the fundraiser will be used to support the programs and initiatives of the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County, which impact over 1,000 local youth.
A variety of admission options are available in terms of seating arrangements and opportunities to meet Smart and Pollack. There will also be a silent auction and raffle. Tickets can be purchased online at academics.georgiasouthern.edu/pac, over the phone by calling 912-478-7999 or in person at the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center box office.
Smart is 21-7 in two seasons at Georgia, leading the Bulldogs to an SEC Championship and the College Football Playoff in 2017. Prior to coming to Athens, he spent nearly a decade on staff at Alabama and was also previously with the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, LSU, Florida State and Valdosta State in addition to earlier stints at Georgia. As a player, Smart was a defensive back for the Bulldogs and led the team in interceptions twice.
Before becoming a national media analyst, Pollack was one of the most decorated players in SEC history. He was a three-time first-team All-American at defensive end and a two-time SEC Player of the Year. Pollack won the Hendricks Award twice, the Bednarik and Lombari Awards and the Lott Trophy during his career. Pollack was selected in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft. Now, he is one of the leading college football personalities for ESPN.
For more information on the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County, visit bgcbulloch.org.