NFL Stars, SFC Anglers to Compete in 2nd Annual The Catch Event

NFL Stars, SFC Anglers to Compete in 2nd Annual The Catch Event

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The second annual "The Catch, Powered by Verizon" is set to make waves in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in a thrilling fusion of gridiron grit and angling prowess.

Seven boats will launch from Pier Sixty-Six, uniting top NFL stars with SFC's elite anglers in a made-for-TV spectacle airing live on CBS Sports Network on Saturday, April 20, from 3-5 p.m. ET.

These football legends and fishing experts will team up to showcase their skills and compete for the coveted title of The Catch champion.

The main event will see Pro Bowlers and All-Pros like James Bradberry, Brian Burns, Trey Hendrickson, Alvin Kamara, Raheem Mostert, David Njoku, Jeffery Simmons, Quinnen Williams, and Quincy Williams, along with rising stars Jalen Carter, James Cook, Kayvon Thibodeaux, and Rachaad White, paired with SFC's top anglers.

These include The Catch 2023 defending champions Taylor Sanford and Jordan Sanford of Team Gypsea, two-time defending SFC Billfish Champions Justin Drummond and Cyler Paper of Team Quantified, and 2022 and 2023 SFC Championship Fish Division Winners Toby Berthelot and Jaselyn Berthelot of Team Rising Son's.

Other notable SFC teams competing include Team Harvey Sportfishing, Team Lifeline, Team Lights Out, and Team T-Zero, all featuring skilled captains and mates ready to showcase their expertise on the open water.

The Catch's defending champion, Dalvin Cook, will compete alongside his brother, Buffalo Bills running back James Cook, adding to the excitement of this unique event.

Leading up to the main event, The Catch Pro-Am, a VIP tournament featuring current and former NFL players, including Vonn Bell, Donnell Bennett, Giovani Bernard, Trey Hendrickson, Plaxico Burress, Alejandro Villanueva, and Rachaad White, will take place.

The entire weekend, featuring events like The Catch and The Catch Pro-Am, will support the Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization that assists active U.S. Coast Guard members and their families, with all proceeds benefiting the cause.

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