Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Ruhle surprises two high school football programs with cleats

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On Tuesday, Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule welcomed players from Independence and Garinger High School to Bank of America Stadium. Joined by current Panthers’ cornerback Jaycee Hornee, Rhule surprised both team with custom Nike cleats.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.