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Breakfast: 2016 Shop with a Texan


"I want Will Fuller!" yelled out one of the 14 kids from the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston and Houston Texans YMCA.

The rest of the 13 quickly dropped their Whataburger chicken biscuits, swiveled their heads and jumped toward the sliding doors at Academy Sports and Outdoors as the rest of the Texans rookie class walked in sporting festive Santa hats.

As part of the Houston Texans annual "Shop with a Texan" event, each kid was given $200 to spend on whatever they please in just 35 minutes, but with such a task, they were each given a trusty steed: a Texans rookie.

As soon as each kid was paired up with a Texan, they immediately dispersed throughout the store. There were kids at the Texans gear section, at the sports gear section and, by popular demand, the shoe section.

Academy Sports and Outdoors's iconic blue carts were filled with footballs, basketballs, cleats, shoes, toys and so much more. Once the shopping came to a close, the kids were given the opportunity to have anything they purchased signed by the players.

At the conclusion of the event, the Texans organized a group photo, only to announce each kid was going home with a brand new bike and helmet to go along with their purchases.

The Texans and Academy Sports & Outdoors hosted 14 kids from the HT YMCA & the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston for a Whataburger treat and an annual holiday shopping spree. After, the kids were surprised with bikes!

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