NFL program makes kids feel like they're in Super Bowl

HOUSTON, Texas — Happening in Houston is a Super Bowl event that's making a difference.

The NFL PLAY 60 program is all about health and fitness.

Two thousand Houston kids got a real workout on Wednesday.

Channel 2's Fred Blankenship said the NFL is making it feel like they are in the Super Bowl.

Channel 2 Action News will have special Atlanta Falcons coverage LIVE from Houston every weeknight at 6:30 p.m. 

CLICK HERE for more Super Bowl content from WSB-TV -- and be sure to follow Channel 2 Sports Director Zach Klein on Twitter and LIKE his official Facebook page for all the latest news from Super Bowl LI!

NFL PLAY 60 is the National Football League's campaign to encourage kids to be active for 60 minutes a day in order to help reverse the trend of childhood obesity.

The kids Blankenship talked to said they could accomplish their goals, and it is the real thing.

"It feels like I’m an NFL player, because the pros go through all this,” Adrian Hernandez said. “They have to train. They have to work hard. I'm planning on being in the NFL. Maybe the greatest ball player of all time. And I'm trying to get as much practice as possible."

It's the Play 60 Kids Day at the NFL Experience - LET'S GET IT!

Posted by Fred Blankenship on Wednesday, February 1, 2017