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2020 Central IL FCA Banquet

2020 Central IL FCA Legacy Banquet

Sunday, March 8th @ 6:00pm 

Crowne Plaza - Springfield

We are excited to announce our guest speaker for this year is


Trent Dilfer 

Former NFL QB/Super Bowl Champ
Former ESPN Analyst
Current Head Football Coach at Lipscomb Academy (HS)-Nashville, TN

Trent Dilfer played for 5 different teams in 14 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He is best known as the starting quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens during their Super Bowl-winning season in 2000.

Dilfer was drafted in the first round of the 1994 NFL Draft out of Fresno St University by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, In 2000, Dilfer signed with the Ravens as a backup and became the team's starter midway through the year. His time with the Ravens concluded with the franchise's first Super Bowl victory in Super Bowl XXXV over the New York Giants.

Shortly after announcing his retirement, Dilfer was hired by ESPN as an NFL analyst, a position he held until 2017. He is also the head coach of Elite 11, a quarterback camp featuring 24 of the nation's best high school quarterbacks in a 49-day-long training camp, and whittled down to 11. On January 18, 2019, Dilfer was named the Head Football Coach at Lipscomb Academy (HS) in Nashville, Tennessee.

He and his wife, Cassandra Dilfer (a former Fresno State swimmer) have three daughters (Madeleine, Victoria, and Delaney) and a son, now deceased (Trevin); on April 27, 2003, Trevin lost his 40-day battle with heart disease at the age of five.  


Our Central Il FCA Banquet is an inspirational evening targeted toward adults and will include a financial appeal. The entire cost of the event is underwritten by our sponsors. 

Our goal for the evening is to give the opportunity for the participants to become FCA Home Team members, which we view as families or individuals contributing $25 or more per month ($300 or more annually), and to present the life-changing message of Jesus Christ.


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