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Most NFL fans may know the famous Campbell’s Chunky Soup commercials, with superstar athletes Reggie White, Donovan McNab, and Kurt Warner among those starring in the spot.
Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott were also among NFL figures who have joined a long list of people who partnered with the brand for creative commercials.
Indianapolis Colts star Jonathan Taylor joined the fray last year and helped prepare hundreds of meals for those in need, in partnership with Campbell’s Chunky. For the 2022 season, Taylor is back with the company, doing the best he can to help those in need as well.
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The New Jersey native told Fox News Digital in a recent interview that the product brings her back to her childhood days. And while nostalgic memories of being back in his kitchen with his family may fill his heart with joy, another thing that’s helping is his ability to give back to the communities he’s affected by playing the sport he loves. Is.
“Another thing that’s really near and dear to my heart is being able to give back. Not only to my hometown in Salem, New Jersey, but to any community that I feel is my home, which Definitely Madison, Wisconsin is my second home and now Indianapolis is becoming the third,” Taylor said.
“With Campbell’s Chunky, we’re actually able to donate food for every single yard I have. Not every 10 yards, not every 15 yards, every single yard I have through the program with Campbell’s Chunky Donated is a product. Something I’m proud of, I know Campbell’s Chunky is proud of. The giving back is huge for me.”
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Taylor grew up in Salem, about 44 miles outside of Philadelphia, and could remember being in McNab commercials and leading the Eagles to the NFC East. Being a fan of the Eagles, Taylor said that watching the star quarterback at the time was inspiring for him. This coupled with the fact that Campbell was founded in Camden, New Jersey in 1869, it all made sense to him when he got into the NFL.
Being from New Jersey makes Taylor proud, he told Fox News Digital. And it’s likely that most New Jerseyans can relate to that, too.
“You can ask Nyheim (Hines). A lot of times I always say to him, ‘Yeah, it’s a Jersey thing.’ The jersey always comes out of my mouth or when I’m talking to Nyheim, and he knows,” Taylor said. “It’s just a sense of pride that you’re from New Jersey and being able to represent the state well. Not only me, but there are a ton of other people, especially in the league, who are also from Jersey that state.” represent. Well.”
Taylor touched on two hot-button issues when it comes to New Jersey.
First, is it Taylor Ham or Pork Roll? Taylor smiled.
“It’s crazy because every time they always ask. … Me, I’m going to the pork roll.”
The Garden State doesn’t even come close to being one of the largest in the union, but large enough that residents can say whether they live in North or South Jersey. But for those caught in Central County, some identify as Central Jersey. Rutgers University in New Brunswick and the capital, Trenton, are two historic points in the area.
Taylor agrees Central Jersey exists.
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He told Fox News Digital, “I think everything has a center. I’ve found it to be a touchy subject, especially for people who live in Central Jersey. I believe there’s a central, us. To show love.” “We have to show love to everyone, but when you mention New Jersey, a lot of people are referring to either the North or the South. I’d say there’s a field in the middle.”