It must be pretty cool being Matthew Slater, and you can bring your dad to school and show him off. After all, Jackie Slater is a Pro Football Hall of Famer.
And it was cool, seeing father and son earlier today at the Stephen Olney School in Providence, Rhode Island as part of the NFL’s Play 60 campaign.
The Slater duo, along with tight end Rob Gronkowski, offensive lineman Donald Thomas, and quarterback Brian Hoyer, paid a visit to the school, and were greeted by an enthusiastic group of students who waived red, white and blue pom poms and chanted “Patriots, Patriots,” upon their arrival. The group talked about proper nutrition and exercise and the importance of good health. The younger Slater even cracked up the group when he joked about taking Flintstones vitamins. (more…)