"I grew up watching Deion Sanders. He was one of the incredible athletes when I was growing up. Marshall Faulk was the best running back in the NFL," she said. "I'm going to be in awe."
Schwalm's photo will be on display in a special exhibit which honors two NFL photos per year — one action and one feature. It will be at the Pro Football Hall of Fame as long as the museum to America's most popular sport is around.
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Judging was conducted at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on April 8 by a panel of prominent photo editors and photographers. The judges included Ben Liebenberg, Lead Photographer/ Photo Editor, National Football League; John Reid, III, Cleveland Browns Team Photographer; Brad Smith, Sports Picture Editor, The New York Times; Jim Surber, Senior Photo Editor, ESPN The Magazine; and Tony Tomsic, a nationally acclaimed freelance photographer who has shot every Super Bowl to date.