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NFL star, Perry native Casey Hayward buys shoes to reward Central Georgia students' good grades

Homegrown NFL talent Casey Hayward is back in Central Georgia helping a select group of students with good grades walk in style for the upcoming school year.

Homegrown NFL talent Casey Hayward is back in Central Georgia helping a select group of students with good grades walk in style for the upcoming school year.

Hayward is a graduate of Perry High school who went on to play football at the prestigious academic Vanderbilt University. Now a San Diego Chargers cornerback, he rewarded the first 100 students in line to a pair of $100 shoes if they had an "A" or "B" average on their end of the year report card. 

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Because of the great response and large turnout at the Galleria Mall in Centerville Tuesday afternoon, Heyward extended the list to an additional 100, benefiting 200 total students.

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