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Lane Johnson Nominated for Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

We are thrilled to share some exciting news about one of our own, Lane Johnson, a Kilgore College alumnus making waves both on and off the football field. Lane’s journey from Kilgore College to the NFL has been nothing short of inspirational, and we are proud to announce that he was nominated for the prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.

Lane Johnson’s story began right here in Kilgore, Texas, where he honed his skills on the Kilgore College football team as the starting quarterback. His time at Kilgore College not only laid the foundation for his successful football career but also instilled in him a sense of community and service that would shape his future endeavors.

After leaving Kilgore College, Lane continued to excel in football and earned a spot on the Philadelphia Eagles roster. However, it is his commitment to making a positive impact off the field that has truly set him apart. Lane has been actively involved in various charitable initiatives, community service projects, and has consistently given back to the communities that have supported him.

Specifically, Lane’s contribution to Kilgore College for The Lane Performance Center has undoubtedly made a significant impact on the college’s athletic programs and facilities. It’s always inspiring to see athletes giving back to their communities and supporting education and sports initiatives. 

This dedication to community service has not gone unnoticed. Lane Johnson’s impact has reached far beyond the football stadiums. His nomination for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award was a testament to his outstanding contributions to society and his embodiment of the award’s values—excellence on the field and a commitment to making a difference in the community.

The Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award recognizes NFL players who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and philanthropy. It is a significant honor, and Lane’s nomination is a source of pride for Kilgore College and the entire Kilgore community.

Congratulations Lane!! And go Rangers!!

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