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Pac-12 and College Football Playoff Foundation Continue Partnership

September 14, 2017

Pac-12 and Pac-12 Networks to continue to work through Extra Yard for Teachers initiative SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 and Pac-12 Networks will continue to work with the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation this season through its Extra Yard for Teachers platform. Through the initiative, each of the 12 Conference university communities will receive a…

College Football Playoff Foundation Celebrates Third Annual Extra Yard for Teachers Week

September 13, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation today announced details surrounding the third-annual Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT) Week, taking place September 16-23. Over these two weekends of action, the college football community will honor teachers (grades K-12) on college campuses and in stadiums across the country. The CFP Foundation created EYFT Week in…

The Extra Yard – Vol. 1, Issue 1

September 1, 2017

In this first edition, you will read about what the CFP Foundation is doing to score big wins for educators and future generations of leaders, hear from the Teacher of the Month, go behind the scenes with Arizona State Sun Devil Darren Woodson, and learn about the three-year transformative literacy program that launched this summer…

SEC To Honor Teachers Through Extra Yard Tor Teachers

September 1, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Southeastern Conference together with the College Football Playoff Foundation is honoring teachers as part of its Extra Yard For Teachers initiative. Each week of the college football season, SEC Nation, the SEC Network’s traveling pregame show, will feature a student-athlete story from each SEC institution, highlighting the impact of teachers in…

College Football Playoff Foundation And American Athletic Conference Partner To Benefit Education

July 27, 2017

DALLAS (July 27, 2017) – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation and the American Athletic Conference have announced that the two entities will again partner to benefit education throughout the 2017 college football season as part of the Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT) platform. The CFP Foundation will distribute $150,000 this fall to fund DonorsChoose.org…

American Athletic Conference And College Football Playoff Foundation Partner For Extra Yard For Teachers Program

July 14, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The American Athletic Conference and the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation, as part of its Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT) program, once again will partner together for the benefit of education throughout the 2017 college football season. From Storrs, Connecticut to Dallas, Texas, teachers and students in the surrounding communities of American…

College Football Playoff Foundation Supports College Signing Day

May 5, 2017

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation announced today its support of College Signing Day in coordination with the Reach Higher initiative, the Better Make Room campaign and DonorsChoose.org. The national day of recognition, taking place on Friday, May 5, celebrates scholars who display hard work in the classroom, expanding their opportunity to…

CFP Foundation And Dr Pepper Team to Celebrate The National Teachers Of The Year

January 8, 2017

TAMPA, Florida – No profession is more vital to the future of our nation than teaching. Yet too often these dedicated men and women are not thanked enough for their lasting contributions. The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation believes in celebrating our K­12 educators and through a partnership with the Council of Chief State School…

CFP Foundation Announces Partnership With Football Bowl Association

December 16, 2016

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation and the Football Bowl Association (FBA) today announced a partnership that will expand the reach   of the Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT) program into bowl games in 33 communities for the 2016­17 season and beyond. The initiative expands a highly successful fall season in which the…

College Football Playoff and ESPN Fulfill Classroom Project Requests in Knox County

September 23, 2016

IRVING, Texas – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation today announced the fash funding of classroom project requests at under-resourced schools in Knox County, Tenn. The Foundation provided more than $12,000 to complete 28 projects, benefiting almost 3,000 students. “The Extra Yard for Teachers initiative is committed to making a difference in schools and classrooms…