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VOL. 36 | NO. 43 | Friday, October 26, 2012

Titans' Locker launches financial football game

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NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker and the Tennessee treasurer will be teaching Nashville high school kids a new educational video game and curriculum called Financial Football.

Locker and Treasurer David H. Lillard Jr. will be at Overton High School on Tuesday morning to coach students in a new nationwide initiative between Visa Inc. and the NFL and NFL Players.

Financial Football incorporates lessons taught through Practical Money Skills for Life, a free money management program. The game is accompanied by a classroom curriculum and is being distributed by the state treasurer's office to every public middle and high school in the state of Tennessee.