NORTHBROOK, Ill. -- Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced today the roster for the 2015 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, the most esteemed off-the-field honor in college football. The 22 student-athletes selected for this honor have made a positive impact on others and their communities.
In its 24th year, the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® is comprised of athletes who have used their limited free time to perform inspirational acts of service. This summer, the program received an all-time record high 197 nominations from colleges and universities across the country.
"Allstate is proud to continue the legacy of recognizing student-athletes for their role in making a positive impact in their local communities," said Pam Hollander, vice president of marketing for Allstate. "The 'good works' of these individuals is an inspiration to us all and we are thrilled to recognize another team of young men that are truly making a difference both on and off the football field."
The following players have been selected to the 2015 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®:
|Jonathan Wallace||Senior||WR||Auburn||Phenix City, Ala.|
|Malcolm Mitchell||Senior||SE||Georgia||Valdosta, Ga.|
|Landon Foster||Senior||P||Kentucky||Franklin, Tenn.|
Since being established in 1992, the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® has highlighted the importance of community service and volunteerism. From sponsoring orphans in Ethiopia, to founding a program that helps underprivileged youth pursue a college degree, these 22 men continue to change their communities for the better.
"The members of the 2015 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® are an excellent example of hard work and dedication, both on the field and off," AFCA Executive Director Grant Teaff said. "These 22 student-athletes have shown, through their countless hours of community service and work on the football field, that you can give more of yourself to help those around you. It's a privilege to team up with Allstate to honor these students."
College football fans can vote for the 2015 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® Captain at ESPN.com/Allstate through November 25, 2015. The Team Captain and his fellow award recipients will be invited to New Orleans to participate in a community project before the 2016 Allstate® Sugar Bowl®.