CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns coach Hue Jackson is keeping his promise to jump into Lake Erie.
Jackson announced Monday that he will take a dip into the chilly waters on June 1 for charity. Last season, Jackson vowed that if the Browns didn’t improve on their 1-15 record from 2016 that he would plunge into the lake.
Well, Cleveland went 0-16 and Jackson isn’t backing away.
Jackson pledged that for every Browns employee that joins him in the plunge he will donate $100 to his foundation, which combats human trafficking in Northeast Ohio. Jackson said his goal is to raise $15,000.
Jackson and his wife, Michelle, began the foundation last summer.
On a video posted on the team’s Twitter account, Jackson said in addition to raising money he’s hoping the jump will “cleanse ourselves of all the losing for the past two seasons.”
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