Entries Tagged as 'Weekly Update'

Schedule For Monday, September 25, 2017 *Change*

On Monday night, September 25th, the Macon Touchdown Club will welcome Coach Jerry Glanville, former coach of the Atlanta Falcons as our feature speaker.

Jerry Glanville is a former American football player and coach, former NASCAR driver and owner, and sportscaster. He served as head coach of the Houston Oilers from 1986 to 1990 and the Atlanta Falcons from 1990 to 1994. From 2007 to 2009, he was the Head Football Coach at Portland State University. Glanville has worked as an analyst on HBO’s Inside the NFL, CBS’s The NFL Today/NFL on CBS and Fox’s coverage of the NFL. He has also raced on the Automobile Racing Club of America circuit. Glanville also briefly served as a consultant and liaison for the United Football League in 2011.

As always, we will meet at The Methodist Home For Children, in The Rumford Center. The address is 304 Pierce Avenue, and the meeting begins at 6:30 pm.

http://www.myajc.com

 

 

Schedule For Monday, September 18, 2017

On Monday night, September 18th, the Macon Touchdown Club will welcome Coach Bobby Lamb of Mercer University as our feature speaker.

Mercer’s Bobby Lamb is in his 5th season as the Bears head football coach and during his first four years
has guided his team to a 27-19 overall record. Last season, the Bears finished with a 4-4 mark in the
Southern Conference which was good for a fifth place finish. Prior to coming to Mercer, he coached at
his Alma Mater, Furman University, for 9 seasons leading the Paladins to the 2004 Southern Conference
Championship. He was named So-Con Coach of the Year that season. His overall record is 93-59. Lamb
played high school football at Commerce leading his team to the 1981 AA State title. He was named AA
State Back of the Year. As Furman’s quarterback in 1985, he was Conference player of the year while
leading his team to a So-Con championship and a runner-up finish in Division I-AA.

As always, we will meet at The Methodist Home For Children, in The Rumford Center. The address is 304 Pierce Avenue, and the meeting begins at 6:30 pm.

http://www.mercerbears.com

 

 

Change In Schedule For Monday, September 11, 2017

Our Macon Touchdown Club meeting scheduled for Monday, September 11th has been canceled due to Hurricane Irma.
Please pass the word to any member and any social media you can……
The speaker, J.T. Thomas has said he will reschedule to Monday, November 27th.

PLEASE….KEEP ALL IN HARMS WAY IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS!

Lloyd M. Perkins, Jr.
Executive Director

 

Schedule For Monday, September 11, 2017

On Monday night, September 11th, the Macon Touchdown Club will welcome J.T. Thomas as our feature speaker.

As always, we will meet at The Methodist Home For Children, in The Rumford Center. The address is 304 Pierce Avenue, and the meeting begins at 6:30 pm.

Macon native J.T. Thomas, who starred at Lanier High School and in college at Florida State before
beginning a 10 year NFL career, returns home to open the Macon Touchdown Club season on
September 11th. Thomas was an All State performer at Lanier for Coach Godfrey Steiner and then
earned All America Honors at FSU where he was the school’s first black football player. He was a first
round draft choice of the Pittsburgh Steelers following his senior season and was a member of 4 Super
Bowl winning squads as an integral part of the famed “steel curtain” defense. Thomas, who was a Pro
Bowl selection in 1976, played for the Steelers from 1973 until 1981 and ended his career at Denver
playing with the Broncos in 1982.

http://www.steelers.com

 

2nd Annual Macon Touchdown Club Middle Ga Kick-off Classic Results

Congratulations to FPD and Howard High on their wins in the 2nd Annual Macon Touchdown Club, Middle Ga Kick-off Classic.

FPD 17
Central High 12

Howard High 21
Mount de Sales 8

Thanks to all the fans that showed up and made this a great event. Thanks to the players and coaches that participated in the games. Thanks to all the volunteers that gave up a Saturday to help with this event. This event helps with our mission of promoting high school football in middle Georgia, and providing scholarships for local student athletes, through our Bobby Sanders Memorial Scholarships that are awarded each year.

A special thanks to all of our sponsors, without you, we could not provide this event to the local community.

Looking forward to next year.

Macon Touchdown Club Spring Jamboree

Bobby Sanders Memorial Scholarship
Ryan Murphy – Mount De Sales Academy
Tyley Warnack – Tattnall Square Academy
Kory Rousey – Rutland High School
Thomas McBride – First Presbyterian Day School
David Matlock – Stratford Academy

Ortho Georgia Back of the Year
Bradley Hunnicutt – Jones County High School

Ortho Georgia / Bill Turner Lineman of the Year
Zaquan Baldwin – Southwest High School

Ortho Georgia Special Teams Player of the Year
Jake Jamison – Stratford Academy

Marvin Davis Coach of the Year
Chance Jones – Tattnall Square Academy

State Coach of the Year
Dexter Copeland – Macon County High School

Super Seven
Brenton Cox – Stockbridge High School
Marquez Ezzard – Stockbridge High School
Emory Jones – Heard County High School
Deontrey Hill – Houston County High School
Kearis Jackson – Peach County High School
Quay Walker – Crisp County High School
Lyn-J Dixon – Taylor County High School

Elmo A. Richardson Player of the Year
Malik Herring – Mary Persons High School

Macon Touchdown Club Lifetime Achievement Award
Bruce Mullen – Northside High School

Macon Touchdown Club Annual Spring Jamboree, February 13, 2017

On Monday night, February 13th, the Macon Touchdown Club will be holding its annual Spring Jamboree.
We are fortunate to have University of Georgia Head Coach Kirby Smart as our feature speaker again this year.

The cost of tickets will be $40, and can be picked up at U Park Em U Sell Em, located at 3306 Vineville Avenue, between the hours of 9:00AM and 6:00PM starting on Monday, February 6th. Tickets will be sold as first come, first serve.

Pick up the tickets from Russell Deese, cash and check only, made out to Macon Touchdown Club. For information, you can call Russell at 478-550-0524.

For non-members and guests of members, a ticket must be presented at the door for admittance.

As always, we will meet at The Methodist Home For Children, in The Rumford Center. The address is 304 Pierce Avenue, and the meeting begins at 6:30 pm.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all.

Information will be posted soon about the Spring Jamboree and and our Guest Speaker.

Schedule For Monday, November 21, 2016

On Monday night, November 21st, the Macon Touchdown Club will welcome Coach Kerwin Bell of Valdosta State, as our Guest Speaker.

Coach Bell was a former player who was a quarterback in the National Football League, World League of American Football and the Canadian Football League for fourteen seasons in the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. Coach Bell played college football for the University of Florida, and thereafter, he played professionally for four NFL teams, one WLAF team and four CFL teams. He was the head coach of the Jacksonville Dolphins football team of Jacksonville University from 2007 to 2015. He was announced as the head coach of the Valdosta State Blazers football team of Valdosta State University on January 22, 2016.

http://www.vstateblazers.com

As always, we will meet at The Methodist Home For Children, in The Rumford Center. The address is 304 Pierce Avenue, and the meeting begins at 6:30 pm.

Guest Fee is $30.00, and includes dinner, club activities, recognition of local high school athletes, recognition of a local high school and the speaker.

Schedule For Monday, November 14, 2016

On Monday night, November 14th, the Macon Touchdown Club will welcome Loran Smith, UGA Legend, as our Guest Speaker.

http://www.georgiadogs.com

As always, we will meet at The Methodist Home For Children, in The Rumford Center. The address is 304 Pierce Avenue, and the meeting begins at 6:30 pm.

Guest Fee is $30.00, and includes dinner, club activities, recognition of local high school athletes, recognition of a local high school and the speaker.