BIRONAS GETS KICKS FROM FRIENDS’ VIDEO TRICKS
Nashville, Tenn. (December 17, 2011) — Rob Bironas is astonished by the amount of support generated by his friends during the final hours of his NFL 2012 Pro-Bowl campaign. Thousands have already cast their vote to secure the Tennessee Titans placekicker a coveted spot on the starting lineup of the AFC’s special teams for the January 29th battle in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Rob’s friends and fans are passionate about sending him off to Honolulu next month. So many have sent in viral video support that he has created two separate video vignettes for his official website, www.robbironas.com.
“I am overwhelmed by the support of so many good friends I’ve met while playing for the Tennessee Titans,” said Bironas. “Who would have thought something as simple as a video would create such a buzz?! Thanks for your support.”
In the first episode, Joe Don Rooney (of Rascal Flatts), Dierks Bentley, Chad Warrix, Storme Warren (SiriusXM’s ‘The Highway’ / GAC’s ‘Headline Country’), Troy Gentry (of Montgomery Gentry), Craig Morgan, Phil Vassar, Lee Roy (of The Roys), Charlie Daniels and Kid Rock pay tribute.
Round two, scheduled to premiere today, features fun bits from Carrie Underwood, ALL the Flatts gang, including Jay DeMarcus and Gary LeVox (and Joe Don Rooney), Chad Warrix (an encore performance), Tracy Lawrence, Nashville Predators’ right wing dangler Jordin Tootoo, TN Titan quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, Eric Church, Keith Anderson and Colt Ford.
To cast YOUR vote for Rob and other favorite Pro-Bowl nominees, visit the Official 2012 NFL Pro Bowl ballot page at www.nfl.com/probowl iPhone and Android users can visit the MOBILE ballot at www.nfl.com/m/probowl/ballot
About Rob Bironas:
PRO STATS: A powerful right-footed kicker in his seventh NFL season, Rob Bironas has earned the right to be named among the best players at his position. Statistically one of the top 10 kickers in NFL history, he made 85.6 percent of his field goals in the first six years of his career and became one of the top two scorers in club history. Prior to winning a roster spot with the Titans in 2005, Bironas spent time in training camp with the Green Bay Packers in 2002, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2003 and the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2004. Meanwhile, he spent two seasons in the Arena Football League and one season in Af2. In 2003, he made 12 of 27 field goal attempts for the Af2’s Charleston Swamp Foxes. In 2004, he played for the Carolina Cobras and converted 17 of 40 field goal attempts and 70 of 89 PATs. In the spring of 2005, he connected on seven of 16 field goal attempts and 99 of 117 extra point attempts for the AFL’s New York Dragons.
For more information, visit www.robbironas.com
Rob is an avid philanthropist and advocate for children’s charities and music education.
Please help him by lending support to the following organizations:
The Rob Bironas Fund – http://robbironas.com/bironas-fund/
Christmas 4 Kids – http://christmas4kids.org/
Make-A-Wish Foundation – http://www.wish.org/
NAMM’s Wanna Play Music – http://www.wannaplaymusic.com/
Nashville Symphony – http://www.nashvillesymphony.org/
NFL Play60 – http://www.nflrush.com/play60