A Chaminade High School football player is one of 10 weekly nominees for USA Football’s Heart of a Giant Award.
Senior linebacker Seamus Miller was nominated by the team’s coaches due to his exceptional commitment, teamwork and dedication.
“Seamus is the definition of a great teammate,” his coaches said of the nomination. Miller was also named a pre-season captain for this season.
The Heart of a Giant Award features 10 tri-state athletes who are nominated for six weeks until six finalists and five wildcards are selected.
Each finalist will receive a $1,000 grant for their high school’s football program and the grand prize winner’s school will get an additional $9,000 equipment grant.
The grand prize winner and his coach will be also honored on the field at MetLife Stadium a New York Giants game this season.
Voting for this round will be open until Sunday, Sept. 24 and can be found online.