FAYETTEVILLE – Members of the Arkansas football team spent part of Wednesday afternoon performing community service at the Donald W. Reynolds Boys and Girls Club in Fayetteville.
The team handed out groceries and spent time with local kids in the community.
Sophomore quarterback Brandon Allen talked about the benefits of spending time with children in the community.
"We got a bunch of guys on the team together and came to the Boys and Girls Club to hand out bags of food to people in need," Allen said. "A lot of the kids love seeing the players and it is just a bunch of fun to see their faces light up."
Cornerbacks coach Taver Johnson also commented on the opportunity being able to bring some joy to the community.
"We are out here really just trying to shed some joy," Coach Johnson said. "Just passing out some food and interacting with the community is very fulfilling and touching."
With Thanksgiving being tomorrow, freshman cornerback D.J. Dean talked about what he is thankful for this year.
"I am thankful for my family and all the new friends I have made this year, Dean said. "I am just thankful and glad to be a Razorback."
The Razorbacks will travel to Baton Rouge, La. to take on LSU on Friday at 1:30 p.m.
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