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Six Christians Playing in Super Bowl LI

Six Christians Playing in Super Bowl LI

2. Jacob Tamme, 31, Atlanta Falcons Tight End 

Atlanta Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme (83) runs past Washington Redskins free safety Dashon Goldson (38) after a catch during the first quarter at the Georgia Dome. | Reuters/USA TODAY Sports Dale Zanine

For years, Jacob Tamme has made it clear that he plays for more than just the accolades that come along with a professional football career. Tamme is playing to give God glory.

In a 2013 interview with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the tight end spoke about how he brings Jesus into his game.

"Praying that I would play in the fullness of His Spirit and with the goal of bringing Him glory," Tamme told FCA in an interview where he also shared his favorite scripture. "Romans 8:28. It is an incredible promise and healthy to refer to and meditate on during times when we don't feel like things are going our way."


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