Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 9/21/14
Jeff Gordon to be presented with Heisman Humanitarian Award Heisman Trophy winners Tim Brown and George Rogers plus an official of the organization that presents the trophy traveled to Pocono Raceway Friday to announce that Jeff Gordon; driver of the No.24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet will be the seventh recipient to receive the Heisman Humanitarian Award. The award is presented to an athlete who “gives back to improving the lives of others,” said Heisman Memorial Trust official Jim Corcoran The award will be presented at the annual Heisman Trophy dinner in New York City Dec. 10. Corcoran said Gordon has “a legacy of excellence both on the field of competition and for the greater good of society.” Gordon, a four time NASCAR Sprint Cup Seires (NSCS) champion, is a big fan of charitable giving. Aside from the Jeff Gordon Foundation the veteran is also an active prat of the Jeff Gordon children’s hospital and the Make a Wish foundation. He is also one of the founders of Athletes f...
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