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    Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

    The Dallas Cowboys should certainly credit rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott for their 4-1 start.

    Just as Elliott credits the Boys and Girls Clubs of America for much of his success.

    Before Elliott was an All-America out of Ohio State and leading the NFL in rushing, he was very involved with the program in St. Louis.

    "That's where i was really introduced to sports. That's where I made my best friends," he said. "I still talk to my little league coaches from when I was 7, so it really was important for me."

    Meanwhile, Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee made a pledge to help the Boys and Girls Club in Collin County this year. Every time Lee records a sack, money goes to the organization.

    Lee said he is really taken by what the organization does.

    "It's unbelievable", he said, "You know the void they fill in some of these children's lives, the opportunities they give them, the programs that they run there. It's a place where kids can go and experience a lot."

    Lee's Sack for Kids presented by World Ventures is currently getting $800 per sack.

    NBC 5's Marc Fein will emcee the Boys and Girls Clubs of Collin County's annual Chrysalis Ball Saturday night. Mayors from all the Collin County cities will be there to help raise money for this great organization. 

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