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NFL Super Bowl Champion Lional Dalton talks childhood obesity, charity and Super Bowl XLV

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Super Bowl Champ Lional Dalton is a former American football defense tackle in the National Football League. Following a stellar prep career at Cooley High School, Dalton twice earned All-Mid-American Conference honors at Eastern Michigan and was selected co-Defensive MVP as a senior in 1997. He was also selected to play in the Hula Bowl All-Star Game. Aside from being an exceptional football player, he was also a member of the track and field team. Dalton majored in communications. In 1998, Dalton was signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Ravens and played with them through the Super Bowl XXXV team against the New York Giants in 2001. He played for the Denver Broncos in 2002, the Washington Redskins in 2003, the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004 through 2006, and the Houston Texans in 2006. Kids Power Play Sports was founded by native Detroiter, NFL pro, and philanthropist, Lional Dalton to address the special nutritional needs affecting today's youth by empowering them to live healthy lives, and educating them about the importance of proper nutrition and physical activity. By promoting mental, spiritual, and physical health, it is our mission to encourage youth to adopt healthy lifestyles, while preventing health related issues such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. Dalton is one of 15 honorees at the Unsung Athlete Awards event held during Super Bowl XLV week on Thursday, February 3, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. at the Black Academy of Arts & Letters - 650 South Griffin Street in downtown Dallas, Texas. Ticket prices range from $75-$250 with a portion of event proceeds to benefit select charitable organizations. Tickets are on sale now at: www.UnsungAthleteAwards.com or onsite at the Black Academy of Arts & Letters box office.