|By PR Newswire||
|August 19, 2014 06:07 AM EDT||
SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Football season is underway and USANA Health Sciences is rushing to welcome Canadian Football League defensive athletes and 2013 Grey Cup champions, Tyron Brackenridge and Terrell Maze of the Saskatchewan Roughriders to Team USANA, as its newest Brand Ambassadors. The CFL duo joins more than 700 professional and Olympic athletes worldwide who receive USANA's NSF and HFL-tested products.
"Partnering with players from one of Canada's most popular sports, as well as teams, is an honor and natural step for USANA," said USANA Chief Communications Officer Dan Macuga. "The addition of these two exceptional Grey Cup champions to the USANA family is a testament to USANA's continued commitment of supplying elite athletes with products they can trust."
Brackenridge, 30, is in his fourth year with the Saskatchewan team, after spending fours years in the National Football League with the Jacksonville Jaguars and Kansas City Chiefs. During the 2013 season the California native led the league with five forced fumbles and was named Defensive Player of the Week in week eight and a CFL All-Star.
"Being able to perform as an elite athlete requires optimal health and wellness, and by partnering with USANA I am confident in reaching my health goals safely and effectively," says Maze.
The 30-year-old kicked off his third year with the Roughriders earlier this summer, coming off of a successful 2013 season where he started 13 regular season games, the West Semi-Final, West Final and Grey Cup. The five-foot-eleven cornerback began his professional career in 2007 when he was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent.
Brackenridge and Maze step back on the field August 24, as the Roughriders face the British Columbia Lions at the BC Place Stadium, at 8 p.m. EST.
*The mentioned athletes are either distributors or dedicated users who have received compensation for their partnership and/or complimentary USANA products.
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