Owen Prince of Plattsmouth (Nebraska) wins NFL Way to Play Award

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Congratulations to defensive back Owen Prince of Plattsmouth High School in Nebraska for being named the first winner of the 2020 NFL Way to Play Award. The award recognizes players for using proper playing techniques on the field.

The NFL Way to Play High School Award winner is featured nationally on Saturdays on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football and the school of each honoree will receive a $1,500 equipment grant through USA Football.

Click here to watch Owen Prince honored on Good Morning Football

Former NFL players Phil Bogle, Kevin Boothe, Roman Oben, Jon Runyan and Troy Vincent, who are members of the NFL Football Operations Department, choose the weekly winner after analyzing how the players are impacting the game by playing with proper techniques in the areas of tackling, blocking, footwork, discipline and vision.

Coaches, if you have a player that exemplifies the NFL Way to Play Award and deserves to be recognized — Click here to fill out the form and submit their names to be considered

Learn more at playfootball.nfl.com.

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