Seahawks’ cornerback Marcus Trufant was just named one of the eight finalists for The Home Depot NFL Neighborhood MVP program. Marcus is now in the running for the MVP of the Year award, which will recognize the NFL player who has shown the greatest commitment to giving back to his community. Consumers can go online at www.homedepot.com/NFL through Dec. 31, 2007 and vote for Marcus. The national MVP winner will receive a $25,000 donation to the charity of his choice and will be recognized during the week leading up to Super Bowl® XLII, which will be held Feb. 3, 2008 in Arizona.
Trufant was selected for his work in founding the Trufant Family Foundation that focuses on supporting scholarships, financial aid, children’s and family centers. The other finalists include: Isaac Bruce, St. Louis Rams; Brian Dawkins, Philadelphia Eagles; Warrick Dunn, Atlanta Falcons; John Lynch, Denver Broncos; Jason Taylor, Miami Dolphins; Kurt Warner, Arizona Cardinals; and Roy Williams, Dallas Cowboys.