Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt visits Olathe middle school to stress importance of eating healthy

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OLATHE, Kan. -- In honor of National Breakfast Week, a Kansas City Chiefs' player visited a middle school with a  unique food program.

The program is called Second Chance, and it allows students at Santa Fe Trail Middle School in Olathe who didn't eat breakfast can get a snack before first and second period.

Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt visited the school Thursday, passed out milk and spoke with students in the classroom about the importance of putting good nutrition in their bodies.

He believes kids will benefit from the new emphasis on healthy eating - something his school never stressed when he was younger.

"I remember being in school and you're right, we got a lot of Cokes, Shock Tarts, a lot of junk and as you can see we have all kinds of different juices, milks, a whole fruit bar with all kinds of grains, dairy products, so it's just important to fuel up with great stuff in your system," Colquitt said.

For students on the free lunch program, the food is free. All other students have to pay for it. It's becoming such a popular program, Olathe just expanded it to two other middle school this week.