Registration open for the Adidas Football Showcase camp for middle school players grades 6-8th and high school football players grades 9-12 (ages 16 and up).
Football season didn’t just end, it’s just getting started as the Adidas Football Showcase comes to Mceachern High School in Powder Springs on February 15. 2015.
Led by former NFL player, Derrick Tatum and the Elite Football Talent Academy, the Adidas Football Showcase will attract over 300 athletes from the very top football talent from Georgia, Michigan, Tennessee, Ohio, Alabama and Florida. Players will test in events including: 20 yard shuttle, L-Cone Drill, 40 Yard Dash, Vertical Jump, individual drill with positions coaches, and 1 on 1 drills.
Tatum is all about molding athletes and helping them become better players and members of the community. He is known as one of the best trainers of defensive backs in the country. He was born in Cleveland and played football in high school in Ohio. He was All-State in 2 positions, Safety and Running Back and High School All-American. He went on to play at the University of Kentucky. He also played in the NFL for Tennessee Titans, and Seattle Seahawks, and Arena ball For New York Dragons and the Georgia Force. He has been coaching for the last 7 years.
“This is the first time a middle school camp has been scheduled at the same time as a high school camp,” said Derek Tatum. “We have 35 of the top 100 middle school players in USA coming here. This has turned into a national showcase with the best competitors from Alabama, Fla, Tennessee, the surrounding states and beyond.”
The camp is taught by some of the most talented football people in the area. The overall goal of the camp is to help participants get an edge in the upcoming recruiting season. Players compete and are evaluated by coaches and recruiting services. Numerous student athletes have received scholarships from attending these camps.
What: Adidas Football Showcase
The Adidas Football Showcase camp for middle school players grades 6-8th and high school football players grades 9-12 (ages 16 and up).
When: Sunday Feb 15 10 AM to 4 PM Registration starts at 8:30 AM.
Where: Mceachern High School, 2400 New Macland Road, Powder Springs, GA 30127
Information: www.adidasgashowcase.com WWW firstname.lastname@example.org Email or call Derrick Tatum 404-220-9633
Coaches and some of the key players attending this year include:
Robert McCune Ex 10 year NFL
Derrick Tatum played for Seahawks, Titans
Tony Ballard -FBU Head QB coach
Kenyatta Watson- National scout of youth talent
Dwight Johnson -ex NFL player and brother of Pro-Bowler Derrick Johnson