Mitchell Communications Group was given the honor of collaborating with The Brandon Burlsworth Foundation to announce a new collegiate football award – The Burlsworth Trophy. As an agency, we wrote the media materials, pitched the press conference announcement and managed the event. More than 100 community members and Arkansas media were in attendance as the impressive trophy was unveiled.
Brandon Burlsworth was an exceptional football player who started his career as a walk-on for the University of Arkansas, and eventually earned a scholarship and All-American honors. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the first round of the 1999 draft, but was tragically killed 11 days later, keeping him from fulfilling his potential and excelling in the NFL.
After Burlsworth’s death, the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation was created in his memory. The Foundation supports […]