Steeler player swamped by mail since autograph vow

Written by The Associated Press | Aug 8, 2014 9:46 AM

(Latrobe) -- The post office at the small college where the Pittsburgh Steelers hold training camp has been swamped with mail since wide receiver Antonio Brown made a vow on Facebook to autograph anything fans send him.

Brown posted the message on July 28 saying, "If I don't get a chance to sign something for you at camp just send info to me." He listed his dormitory room at St. Vincent College, the private, Catholic school where the Steelers have held training camp for more than 40 years.

Now, Brown says, his room is "full to the top with mail." And Maria Schifano, assistant manager of the post office, says it's still pouring in.

She says Brown received more than 100 packages on one day alone and says, "He's going to be busy."

Published in News

back to top

Post a comment

Give Now

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »

Smart Talk

Real Life Real Issues

Flight 93: Devotion to a quiet field

Grave 43: Remembering Pony

National Edward R. Murrow Awards

DuPont Columbia Awards

Support Local Journalism

Latest News from NPR

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »