Many of the nation’s top high school football players will gather at the Warhill Sports Complex in Williamsburg, Va., Thursday, July 21 to Saturday, July 23, to attend Football University’s TOP GUN All-Star Camp.
The invitation-only all-star camp will bring together approximately 1,000 of the nation’s top players—both preps and youth—at their respective positions, including current and potential U.S. Army All-Americans (USAAB) and many top D1 recruits. Athletes will be training with the elite TOP GUN staff, which includes approximately 100 former NFL players and coaches. Full rosters of players and coaches, as well as schedule of events are available upon request.
Among the talent on the way from the state of Florida include Class of 2014 standout running back Sony Michel (Plantation American Heritage), who is a 5-Star RB and projected the No. 1 RB prospect for his class.
Other Floridians headed to Virginia include Tyler Cameron, QB (Jupiter, FL) Rivals’ No. 6 dual-threat QB, 15 D1 offers, Richard Benjamin, WR (Tampa Bay Tech) a top-rated 2013 WR, 2013 USAAB candidate and Leon McQuay, S (Seffner, FL) a top-rated 2013 safety, strong 2013 USAAB candidate
Former U.S. Army All-Americans and current NFL players DeMarco Murray (2005 USAAB; current Dallas Cowboy) and Kyle Rudolph (2008 USAAB; current Minnesota Viking) will be on-hand Thursday to lead the opening ceremonies as official “Grand Marshalls” of the opening parade. Opening ceremonies will take place Thursday from 2:15-3:30 p.m. ET and features a grand-opening parade where all regional FBU camps, athletes and NFL instructors will be recognized. The closing ceremonies will take place Saturday evening and will feature an awards ceremony followed by a concert by nationally-renowned band Ocean Street. The closing event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:45 p.m.
Some of the other elite talent expected to be at TOP GUN will include: Eli Harold, DE (Virginia Beach, VA) Rivals’ No. 6 position, No. 1 in state, 2012 USAAB; Joel Caleb, ATH (Midlothian, VA) Rivals’ No. 3 position, No. 44 overall; Aziz Shittu, DL (Atwater, CA) Rivals’ No. 12 overall, No. 3 position, 2012 USAAB; Barry Sanders Jr., RB (Oklahoma City, OK) Rivals’ No. 9 position, 2012 USAAB; Alex Balducci, DE (Portland, OR) Rivals’ No. 13 position; 2012 USSAB; Ryan Watson, DE (Olney, MD) Rivals’ No. 17 position, more than 20 D1 offers; Wes Brown, RB (Olney, MD) a top-rated RB by Rivals’ and other outlets, offers from major D1 schools; Kendall Fuller, DB (Olney, MD), a top-rated 2013 DB, strong 2013 USAAB candidate; Lowell Lotulelei, DT (South Jordan, UT) a top-rated 2013 DT, 2013 USAAB candidate; and Michael Parker, ATH (Nokesville, VA) top-rated 2013 ATH, 2013 USAAB candidate.
TOP GUN is the culmination of Football University’s 40-camp nationwide tour gathering the most elite “all-star” performers from each camp and bringing them together to display their abilities together on one stage. Organizers bill TOP GUN as the biggest gathering of football talent and celebration of the year, outside of the Super Bowl.
Attendees include approximately 1000 players, 100 former NFL players and coaches, families, national sponsors, and national and local media including USA Today, Rivals.com and Sporting News.
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