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Super Bowl Champ Rex Burkhead returning to Nebraska this weekend

Posted at 12:22 PM, Feb 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-22 06:59:10-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Former Husker Rex Burkhead will be returning to Nebraska this weekend for the sixth annual Team Jack Foundation Gala presented by Fat Brain Toys. The Team Jack Foundation will hold a press conference at 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 23.

Special guests include other former Huskers such as Jordan Westerkamp, Zach Sterup, Brent Qvale, Spencer Long, and Jeremiah Sirles. The Gala will be held at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln.

Burkhead is a board member of the Foundation and played an integral part in the Foundation's inception.

The Team Jack Foundation raises money to fund impactful pediatric brain cancer research and works to create national awareness for the disease. To date, the Foundation has raised over $5.6 million.

To purchase tickets or to RSVP, contact no later than Friday, February 22.