Stonehill College senior defensive lineman Nick Chiocco and his family attended the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on December 29th to take part in several activities surrounding the 2016 Allstate® Sugar Bowl® as a member of the 2015 Allstate, American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team®.
Chiocco, the first Stonehill football student-athlete named to the Good Works Team®, is one of 11 out of the 22 honorees recognized from NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), Division II, Division III and NAIA out of a record 197 nominees from across all levels of college football. He was the lone Northeast-10 Conference student-athlete nominated and one of just three NCAA Division II student-athletes to earn a spot on the Good Works Team®. Since being established in 1992, the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® has highlighted the importance of community service and volunteerism.
"I am extremely honored to have been selected to the 2015 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®," said Chiocco.
Among the highlighted events over his three days at the Sugar Bowl® were a Fan Fest Concert, featuring Usher, a youth clinic, participation in the Sugar Bowl® New Year's Eve Parade, introduction at the Allstate Guest Brunch, attending the 82nd Allstate® Sugar Bowl® at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome between Oklahoma State University and Ole Miss where the Good Works Team was honored on the field at halftime of the nationally televised game.
Courtesy of Stonehill Athletics