B. Quinn and C. Ndukwe to Visit Memorial Children’s Hospital

Brady and Chinedum celebrate a 2006 win against Army.

SOUTH BEND — Former Notre Dame Football standouts Brady Quinn and Chinedum Ndukwe plan to visit Memorial Children’s Hospital Monday afternoon, according to a release from the hospital.

The two will visit Memorial’s pediatric and pediatric intensive care units, as well as patients in the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology program.

The two have a longstanding friendship that dates back to the seventh grade when they began playing football together for the first time. They went on to play together until 2007 when they were selected by different teams in the NFL draft.

Quinn is currently a quarterback for the Denver Broncos and Ndukwe is a safety for the Cincinnati Broncos.

Quinn and Ndukwe will arrive at the hospital at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

This is very representative of Brady and Chinedum’s work in giving back to the community; something instilled in their DNA, brought to the surface by their faith and university. Undoubtedly, the two are together for the College Football Hall of Fame’s Gridiron Legends Luncheon Series on June 21st.

The College Football Hall of Fame announced today that former Notre Dame standouts Brady Quinn and Chinedum Ndukwe will co-headline the next KeyBank Gridiron Legends Luncheon in the 2010 series on Monday, June 21, 2010. The event will provide football fans throughout the community a rare opportunity to hear both remarkable athletes reflect upon their collegiate experience as well as their transition into the National Football League.

Luncheons consist of a question and answer session with the featured speaker, a video presentation and lunch. Questions will also be taken from audience members. Tickets for individual luncheons are $35 per person or $270 for a table of eight. Tickets can be purchased at the Hall of Fame ticket counter or by calling 574-235-5717. Each luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m.

AND…  if you happen to be there, an account and/or some pictures would be appreciated.

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Jun 2010