Touchdown Day - J. C. Watts, Jr.
Today we’re catching the ball and running it in for a touchdown! There’s no better time to get outside and play some sports! Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member J.C. Watts, Jr. His hometown is Eufaula, Oklahoma. After graduating high school, Congressman Watts attended the University of Oklahoma to play football on a scholarship where he was MVP for two Orange Bowl victories! Watts then played professional football in Canada for five seasons before returning to Oklahoma. He served as a youth pastor in Del City before entering public office and becoming a US Congressman. You can learn more by reading J. C. Watts, Jr. Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.
Make & Eat it! One of our favorite things about football is the snacks we eat during the games of course! Try this chile con queso for an awesome afternoon snack. Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman, has all sorts of great snacks for watching games and filling up after playing a game!
Keep learning more of Oklahoma’s Story! We hope that you have a fun time at home running into the endzone! As always, there’s more to this Oklahoma story, come back tomorrow and we’ll have more for you to explore! Please post pictures of your Touchdown Day and share them with us: #ohofathome
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