Financial Literacy for Everyone

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Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing and Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis, took off their pads today to promote early financial learning by playing a different kind of football. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar and representatives of Visa, BBVA Compass and the Texas Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy joined the players and students from Northside and Jack Yates High Schools in the Super Bowl LI Media Center to play a game of Visa's Financial Football. Financial Football is a free educational video game and classroom curriculum developed by the NFL and Visa. Comptroller Hegar's office will provide copies of the Financial Football, including teaching resources, to every high school and middle school in the state.

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Visa's Head of U.S. Financial Education, Hugh Norton, giving welcoming remarks at the Financial Football expansion event in the Super Bowl LI Media Center.

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TOUCHDOWN! Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis and Northside High School teens celebrate after taking home the win playing Visa's Financial Football game against Jack Yates High School.

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BBVA Compass' Jeff Dudderar talked to Houston teens about learning to manage their finances before they played Visa's Financial Football game at a Super Bowl event.

@td58 talking to high school students about the importance of financial literacy this morning #caafootball #sb51

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Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing talks about the importance of saving before coaching Houston's Jack Yates High School students in a game of Visa's Financial Football.

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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar coached high school students in a game of Visa's Financial Football to promote financial literacy throughout the state.

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Carolina Panthers and 2-time Pro Bowler Thomas Davis coaching teens about practical money skills before playing Visa's Financial Football.

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Texas Jump$tart Coalition's Princeton Williams teamed up with Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis to bring home a win for Houston's Northside High School.

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Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing coached Jack Yates High School students in a high energy game of Visa's Financial Football game.