Here are the winners of the 51st NFL PPK National Championship! Congratulations to all of the finalists! For more information on NFL PPK and other NFL PLAY 60 programs, click here
 

Hayden - Kansas City Chiefs 6-7


Punt: 47’ 8”

Pass: 45’ 1”

Kick: 56’ 6”

Total: 149’ 3”

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PLAYER?

Tony Gonzalez of the Atlanta Falcons.  He is not only a former Kansas City Chief's player but also one of the best tight ends to ever play in the NFL.  He is a good example of how maintaining a high level of physical fitness can prolong a football player's career.

 

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN PPK?

I was following in the footsteps of my two older sisters.   Once I saw that I could participate at the age of 6, I jumped on the chance to compete.

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO PLAY 60?

I participate in basketball, competitive soccer and competitive softball as well as PPK.  I get a lot of exercise each week with all my practices.  I also enjoy being outdoors at home on our property playing on our zip line, tree swings and in our tree house.

 

 

Matiwos - New England Patriots 6-7


Punt: 62’ 4”

Pass: 69’ 6”

Kick: 85’ 3”

Total: 217’ 1”

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PLAYER?

Tom Brady

 

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN PPK?

I was adopted from Ethiopia and he arrived in America about a year ago.  My four sibling have all participated in PPK in the past and I wanted to participate with them this year.  It has been a wonderful experience for all of us!

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO PLAY 60?

Playing in the yard with any kind of ball with my brother, three sisters and friends.  

 

Jayla - San Diego Chargers 8-9


Punt: 56’ 5”

Pass: 82’ 5”

Kick: 75’ 7”

Total: 159’ 5”

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PLAYER?

My favorite player is #7 Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers.

 

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN PPK?

I play tackle football for a pop Warner league here in Hawaii. I got a flyer back in the 2009-2010 season and was interested in trying it out. Thats how I got  involved in PPK.

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO PLAY 60?

I play numerous sports such as football, baseball, basketball, track and swimming. My family is very active in sports so I am at the park or at the gym at least 5 days out of the week. Exercising while doing various sports keeps me on my toes and that is how I Play 60.

 

Tyler - Arizona Cardinals 8-9

 

Punt: 90’ 9”

Pass: 86’ 8”

Kick: 87’ 6”

Total: 264’ 11”

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PLAYER?

My favorite NFL player is Robert Griffin III.

 

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN PPK?

I got involved with the PPK during football season.  A flyer was sent out through YAFL (Young American Football League) and my mom and dad asked if I wanted to try it.  My dad also did this when he was my age, so I thought it would be fun.

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO PLAY 60?

My favorite way to PLAY 60 is by playing sports with my brother, sister and friends.  I also play on a football and a hockey team, and I am on a club swim team, so I am at some type of practice almost everyday. When I am not at practice I am hitting pucks or running around.

 

Madison - Philadelphia Eagles 10-11

 

Punt: 75’ 0”

Pass: 97’ 1”

Kick: 83’ 11”

Total: 256’ 0”

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PLAYER?

Joe Flacco. He grew up near me and I go to school and play sports with some of his cousins. And he can really throw the football!

 

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN PPK?

My elementary school gym teacher Mr. Bill Hoover organizes competitions at our schools every year. The past three years I have gone on to win the Eagles Team Competition for my age group. This was the first year I made it to the National Competition

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO PLAY 60?

I practice the sports I play in, Soccer, Basketball, Swimming, Flag Football and I love to ride my bike.

Will - Atlanta Falcons 10-11

 

Punt: 116’ 4”

Pass: 90’ 9”

Kick: 132’ 8”

Total: 339’ 9”

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PLAYER?

My favorite NFL players are Tim Tebow and Matt Bryant.  They are both great football players and great role models.  Besides that that, Matt Brynat hit a 62 yard FG in a game one time. 

 

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN PPK?

My 3rd grade football Coach told me about it and encouraged me to give it a try.  Now, it’s a fun way to practice at my game while having fun competing. 

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO PLAY 60?

I like to play football with my team and friends whether it be at practice, in a game or just a pick-up game with my friends from school.  Of course, I like to kick and punt also.

Kristina - Indianapolis Colts 12-13

 

Punt: 102’ 6”

Pass: 98’ 7”

Kick: 127’ 0”

Total: 328’ 1”

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PLAYER?

My favorite NFL player from the Indianapolis Colts would be Reggie Wayne.  My all-time favorite would be Aaron Rodgers.

 

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN PPK?

My dad did Punt, Pass & Kick when he was little so when my younger brother was old enough to compete my parents took us to our local competition.  They gave me the choice to either sit in the stands and watch or go out and do it, too.  I didn't even have the proper shoes on to compete  so, I wore my mother's sneakers and began my journey with Punt, Pass & Kick.  My soccer and softball skills have helped me along the way.  

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO PLAY 60?

Soccer and softball are my favorite ways to PLAY 60.  I love to do anything that involves running, exercising and competing.  I enjoy playing basketball and football with my brothers and have a workout routine that I do of push-ups and sit-ups before bed.

Jack - Green Bay Packers 12-13

 

Punt: 132’ 9”

Pass: 134’ 2”

Kick: 118’ 10”

Total: 385’ 9”

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PLAYER?

My favorite player is Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers

 

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN PPK?

I got involved in PPK when I was 8 and a neighbor suggested that I go to the local competition and try it.  I have been hooked ever since

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO PLAY 60?

My favorite way to PLAY 60 is to get outside and play sports.  I love football, basketball, and baseball

Kayla - Philadelphia Eagles 14-15

 

Punt: 125’ 11”

Pass: 114’ 4”

Kick: 111’ 3”

Total: 351’ 6”

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PLAYER?

Adrian Peterson

 

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN PPK?

From my Dad.

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO PLAY 60?

Playing basketball.

Jay - Minnesota Vikings 14 - 15

 

Punt: 136’ 0”

Pass: 154’ 11”

Kick: 126’ 8”

Totals: 417’ 7”

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE PLAYER?

My favorite NFL player is Shonn Greene of the Jets. I like him because he is a former Iowa player and he is a beast.

 

HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED IN PPK?

I got involved in PPK several years ago. I had competed in a parks department competition and after that I looked into the NFL program so that I could compete at a high level. 

 

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE WAY TO PLAY 60?

My favorite way to PLAY 60 is to do almost any sport! I enjoy football, basketball, baseball and golf. I stay active all year around playing on school and travel teams.