NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION LAUNCHES NEW RELATIONSHIP WITH SIDEARM SPORTS

NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION LAUNCHES NEW RELATIONSHIP WITH SIDEARM SPORTS

Brand new FootballFoundation.org launching Aug. 30 will feature a fresh, responsive design that will improve and expand the NFF’s digital presence

IRVING, Texas – The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced today a digital relationship with SIDEARM Sports, the nation’s leading digital provider in college athletics.

On Thursday, the NFF and SIDEARM will launch a brand new FootballFoundation.org featuring a fresh, responsive design that provides fans a user-friendly experience on any device. The NFF’s digital platform will continue to provide news and information about the organization’s programs designed to use the power of amateur football in developing scholarship, citizenship and athletic achievement in young people.

“SIDEARM Sports has a tremendous track record in the digital space, and we are excited to align with them to enhance the National Football Foundation’s online presence,” said NFF President & CEO Steve Hatchell. “We believe the new platform will provide a huge boost in our ability to spread the good in the game of football.”

With 120 chapters and 12,000 members nationwide, NFF programs include Football Matters®, the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, The William V. Campbell Trophy®, annual scholarships of more than $1.3 million and a series of initiatives to honor the legends of the past and inspire the leaders of the future. The site will also feature news and information about the NFF’s many events during the year, including the NFF Annual Awards Dinner, which features the induction of the College Football Hall of Fame class and the presentation of the Campbell Trophy® each December in New York City.

“The National Football Foundation is the cornerstone of amateur football in America and we are humbled to be part of the NFF and the College Football Hall of Fame,” said Jeff Rubin, President and CEO for SIDEARM Sports. “We hope the new website will enhance the digital experience and goals of the NFF.”

SIDEARM Sports, a Learfield company since June 2014, plays host to nearly 300 Division I university athletic sites. The company provides the software and technology that powers websites, mobile applications, live stats, social presence and video streaming for its athletic partners.  

ABOUT SIDEARM SPORTS

SIDEARM Sports, a Learfield company since June 2014, has experienced incredible organic growth from delivering quality service, reliability and customization. Serving more than 1,100 partners, SIDEARM Sports is the nation’s leading digital provider in college athletics, and its easy-to-use interface allows schools to customize their content streams and digital presence. The company plays host to nearly 300 Division I university athletic sites, including 56 of the 65 Power 5 athletic departments. SIDEARM Sports provides the software and technology that powers websites, mobile applications, live stats, social presence and video streaming for its athletic partners. Learn more at sidearmsports.com.

ABOUT The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame

Founded in 1947 with early leadership from General Douglas MacArthur, legendary Army coach Earl “Red” Blaik and immortal journalist Grantland Rice, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame is a non-profit educational organization that runs programs designed to use the power of amateur football in developing scholarship, citizenship and athletic achievement in young people. With 120 chapters and 12,000 members nationwide, NFF programs include Football Matters®, the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, The William V. Campbell Trophy®, annual scholarships of more than $1.3 million and a series of initiatives to honor the legends of the past and inspire the leaders of the future. NFF corporate partners include Delta Air Lines, Fidelity Investments – a proud partner of the Campbell Trophy®, Herff Jones, New York Athletic Club, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses, the Sports Business Journal, SportsManias, Under Armour and VICIS. Learn more at footballfoundation.org.