Antonio Freeman is excited to join Generations Against Bullying (GAB) to help end the suffering from the devastating effects of bullying. Antonia states, “I’m proud to be one of GAB’s “ground troops” bringing a positive message that there is hope for those who are being bullied.”
Antonio is no stranger to charity work involving children. His charitable foundation strives to improve the community by offering programs to improve literacy and provide free summer meals to thousands of children.
The peak of Freeman’s career occurred during his first tenure with the Green Bay Packers including a victory in the 1997 Super Bowl XXXI, over the New England Patriots. During that Super Bowl, Freeman caught a Super Bowl record-length touchdown pass of 81 yards from Brett Favre.
In 1998, Freeman had his best NFL season, catching 84 passes for a league leading 1, 424 receiving yards, and earning his right to a Pro Bowl appearance.
Antonio was s drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 1995 NFL Draft. In seven seasons with the Green Bay Packers, Freeman played in two Super Bowls, winning one. Antonio was an All-Pro and Pro Bowl selection
in 1998, and is in the Packer Hall of Fame. Antonio ranks sixth all-time on the Green Bay Packers receivers list with 6,651 yards on 431 catches.
“Whether returning a punt 76 yards for a touchdown—as he did in the 1995 playoff, or making a catch over the middle, or making Green Bay’s version of the immaculate reception to beat the Vikings on Monday Night Football in November of 2000, former Packers receiver Antonio Freeman has always made and impact”- WITI
Nicknamed “Free”, in 2006 Antonio won a Pop Warner Award for his work with youth. He now wants to use his speaking skills to help