It's been a busy week for former Patriots left tackle Matt Light (still feels a bit different to write that), as he spent time on the broadcasting circuit, first visiting ESPN's campus in Bristol, Conn., before traveling to Culver City, Calif., for two days of work on NFL Network.
Light's next stop -- Disney World.
Light will be honored at tonight's 52nd annual Pop Warner All-American Scholastic Banquet at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort.
Each year, Pop Warner honors more than 9,000 of its young athletes as All-American Scholars and recognizes notable professional athletes and industry leaders who serve as role models for Pop Warner’s participants. The latter part is where Light fits, as he will be presented the Pop Warner Humanitarian Award, which goes to the individual who has demonstrated a lasting commitment to youth and the community.
Light, of course, is the founder of the Light Foundation, which strives to instill responsibility, accountability and leadership in youth through unique outdoor learning experiences.
If this was next year, Light could have stayed closer to home, as the annual event will be held in Boston at the Copley Marriott, May 24-25.