Check out Julio Jones playing in charity flag-football game


Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones headlined one of the teams on Sunday as NFL stars joined with the world of hip hop and rap for a flag-football fundraiser in Lilburn, Georgia.

“Huncho Day on the Nawf” raised funds for Berkmar High School’s football team, once quarterbacked by Quavo, the Migos member who captained the team that opposed Jones’ squad on Sunday.

As player-coach of the winning team — in a 12-6 decision — Jones was the game’s MVP.

He also had Cliff Avril of the Seattle Seahawks, Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys, Josh Norman of the Washington Redskins, Brandon LaFell of the Cincinnati Bengals, Marshon Lattimore of the New Orleans Saints and Mohamed Sanu of the Falcons on his team.

NFL players on Quavo’s team, which was coached by 2 Chainz, included Alvin Kamara of the Saints, Bradley Roby and Von Miller of the Denver Broncos, A.J. Green of the Bengals, Todd Gurley of the Los Angeles Rams and Martavis Bryant of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Entertainers on the field on Sunday also included Offset, Lil Yachty, Lil Baby, Rich the Kid, 21 Savage, Big Twan, Jacquees, YFN Lucci, Trouble, OG Parker and Deanta Hitchcock.

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Jones was a prep star at Foley and a collegiate standout at Alabama before joining the Falcons as the sixth player picked in the 2011 NFL Draft. He’s received five Pro Bowl invitations, including in each of the past four seasons, and is a two-time All-Pro.

Mark Inabinett is a sports reporter for Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter @AMarkG1.



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