There's typically a pretty sizable overlap between Penn State football and Eagles fans in the Philadelphia area, but just in case some weren't aware of DaeSean Hamilton's story, the Denver Broncos' wide receiver gave us all a reason to take notice this week.
DaeSean's brother Darius has non-verbal Autism and the Penn State product has spent much of his life helping his brother grow up with the various challenges associated with it.
The NFL Network has done great profiles on DaeSean's relationship with Darius in the past. And you can watch a Big Ten Network feature on the brothers from 2016 embedded below.
Despite being a member of the Denver Broncos organization, Hamilton made a nice gesture by teaming up with the Eagles in their annual Autism Challenge. The weekend of May 19 is when their big bike ride event takes place and Hamilton wanted to help raise awareness for it.
"We may all wear different uniforms on Sundays, but the NFL community comes together to support each other for important causes," Hamilton says.
You can learn more about the Eagles Autism Challenge at its website here. And watch DaeSean's message below.
👋, @Eagles!— Denver Broncos (@Broncos) May 12, 2018
Autism is very close to the heart of @SkeeterMills__, so once he heard about your #Eagles Autism Challenge, he wanted to show his support.
To learn about next week's event or pledge your support 👉 https://t.co/n8qVapyE0W pic.twitter.com/1rRw6OQlha