Texans Linebacker Darryl Sharpton Brings Health and Fitness Lesson to Hoyland

SPRING, TEXAS - Students at Hoyland Elementary School in Spring ISD got a big surprise when Darryl Sharpton, Houston Texans linebacker, came to lead a discussion about the benefits of a balanced diet and exercise.  Students in prekindergarten through fifth grade participated in a question-and-answer session with Sharpton about how good nutrition and physical fitness help out both on and off the playing field.

Sharpton also led students in various exercises, including toe touches, jumping jacks, and lunges. The Texans linebacker stressed the importance of education in his life, telling students that he pursued a college degree so that he would have options available after his football career.  He urged the students to consider their futures, think about various career paths, and focus on their education.

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