Heisman Trophy Winner and former UF Gator quarterback Danny Wuerffel is known for his passion for mission work. Just a few years after winning a national college football championship while playing QB for the Gators Danny decided to gather some football buddies and other friends and family together to produce a Christmas CD.
Former Gators Jason Odom, Lawrence Wright and James Bates joined Wuerffel on, Go Tell It On The Mountain. Members of the well-known band Sister Hazel, Ken Block and Andrew Copeland, performed on He Come From The Glory and Silent Night. The goal of the music project was to benefit Desire Street Ministries in New Orleans. Wuerffel wanted proceeds from the Heaven & Nature Sings Christmas CD to go toward helping the ministry with its goal of transforming impoverished urban neighborhoods into flourishing, healthy communities. From Donna’s 2001 audio archives here’s the feature she produced on Wuerffel’s music venture.