Football Hall Of Famers Partner With Pork Rind Brand

Dallas, TX — Rudolph Foods Co., Inc.’s Southern Recipe and Southern Recipe Small Batch brands’ Pork Rind Appreciation Day campaign will support Coach Ditka’s Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund (GGAF).

Throughout the campaign, the history and love of football as we know it will be shared by Pro Football players who will raise awareness and funds for GGAF. Participating in the campaign are Joe Greene, former defensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Kenny Houston, who played for the Oilers and Redskins and Mel Renfro, former cornerback for the Dallas Cowboys. Consumers will have a chance to win $5,000, autographed merchandise, pork rinds and more during the promotion.

Now through Pork Rind Appreciation Day, which falls on February 13, 2022, consumers are invited to participate in The Great Pigskin Spin through a “spin it to win it” game at

“We absolutely love celebrating Pork Rind Appreciation Day with Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund each year. For us, it’s a highlight just to be able to help this incredible organization,” says Mark Singleton, vice-president of sales and marketing for Rudolph Foods and Advisory Council Member for GGAF. “After the cameras stop focusing on these players, their lives still carry on. However, they typically suffer physically, mentally and emotionally from the consequences of harsh play. This is an important way we’re able to give back.”

GGAF supports former NFL players who struggle with health insurance, retirement programs and medical expenses.