Professional athletes lineup announced for Auto Show

Professional athletes lineup announced for Auto Show

Professional athletes are always a big draw at the Washington Auto Show, and organizers are ready this year with a lineup sure to please the crowds. Hereês who showgoers will find at the convention center:

« Trea Turner, Monday, Jan 30: Trea Turner brings a rare combination of elite speed, hitting skill, and power to the Washington Nationals, which sparked the team to a strong second-half run and a division title in 2016. He is the first rookie in 112 years to have a game with four hits, four runs scored, a home run, and two stolen bases. He also become the only rookie in MLB history (since 1900) to record at least 13 home runs, 33 stolen bases and an average of .340 or better in more than 73 games. After being drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates out of high school, he opted to attend North Carolina State where he led the nation in stolen bases as a freshman. As a junior, he was the 13th overall pick in the draft by the San Diego Padres.

« Jordan Reed, Wednesday, Feb. 1: Jordan Reed was named one of NFL Top 100 Players in 2015. He entered the 2016 season with 14 starts in his first three NFL seasons, gaining 1,916 yards on 182 receptions with 14 receiving touchdowns from 2013 to 2015. He is one of the leagues top emerging tight ends, setting Redskins records in receptions (87) and receiving yards (952) by a tight end in 2015. He was named to PFWA All-Rookie Team in 2013 after setting team records in receptions (45) and receiving yards (499). He led all Redskins players in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns in 2015, becoming the first Redskins tight end to lead the team in all three categories since Jean Fugett in 1977.

« Roman Reigns Thursday, Feb. 2: The current WWE United States Champion, Roman Reigns, began his athletic career as a star defensive tackle at Georgia Tech and played for the Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars before making his way to the top of WWE. A WWE World Champion, Tag Team Champion, 2015 Royal Rumble winner and 2014 Superstar of the Year Slammy Award winner, he lives by the motto: –Spare no one. Spear everyone.”

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