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July 12, 2011 at 1:44 PM

Football University’s TOP GUN All-Star Camp

A few Washington athletes will be participating in Football University’s TOP GUN All-Star Camp in Williamsburg, Va.

Here is the press release:

Williamsburg, Va. (July 12th, 2011) – Several of Washington’s best prep football athletes have been invited and will be attending the nation’s top prep football all-star camp, Football University’s TOP GUN, taking place at the Warhill Sports Complex in Williamsburg, Va., from Thursday, July 21 to Saturday, July 23.

Being a part of TOP GUN means that these players are the best at their respective positions.

Here are the Washington participants:

Brad Barry, Soph., RB, Lake Stevens High School

Kol Cassel, Soph., QB, Eisenhower High School (Yakima)

Conner Coleman, Soph., WR, Lake Stevens High School

Bailey Deters, Fr., RB, Enumclaw High School

Bill Green, Soph., QB, King’s High School

Kaben Humphrey-Butler, Junior, QB, Union High School (Vancouver)

Jack Neary, Frosh., QB, Skyline High School

Trent Sewell, Junior, WR, Bothell High School

* The year in school listed is for the grade the athletes just completed.

Athletes were invited to TOP GUN because of their outstanding performance at their local Football University camp. They will join more than 1,000 of the nation’s other top athletes at their position and will train with current and former NFL players and coaches.

TOP GUN is the culmination of Football University’s 40-camp nationwide tour gathering the most elite performers from across the United States and allowing them to compete and display their abilities together on one stage. Football University has an impressive alumni list that includes some of the top college football recruits and players in the nation such as the top USC commits for 2009: T.J. McDonald, Patrick Hall, Chris Metcalf and Byron Moore, as well as the sons of Barry Sanders, Joe Montana, Jim McMahon, rapper Snoop Dogg, actor Will Smith, Hall of Famer Frank Gifford and North Carolina Head Coach Butch Davis. Last year there were 13 U.S. Army All-Americans who had attended FBU camps, including standout recruits Ray Drew (Georgia), Malcolm Brown (Texas), Curtis Grant (Ohio State), and Stephon Tuitt (Notre Dame).

Rivals.com on Football University’s Top Gun: “No event is bigger than Football University’s TOP GUN. It is easily the most highly-anticipated camp for us because of the level of talent.”

2011 TOP GUN Details:

WHO: More than 1,000 elite youth and high school football players from across the country; Approximately 100 current and former NFL players and coaches.

WHEN: Thursday, July 21 – Saturday, July 23; on-field training begins at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. on both Friday and Saturday. Media welcome anytime. For more detailed schedule information, please contact Adam Liberman at aliberman@allamericangames.com or by calling 973-366-8448, ext. 265.

WHERE: Warhill Sports Complex, 5700 Warhill Trail, Williamsburg, Va. 23188

Football University’s TOP GUN has trained some of the nation’s top players and is designed to give elite youth and prep athletes top-flight instruction. Not only is there an all-star list of athletes, TOP GUN also boasts an elite staff of some of football’s greatest minds who have privately trained and mentored players such as Drew Brees, Matt Ryan, Eli Manning, and Tony Romo.

Football University is created and produced by All American Games, the founders of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Football University will continue its national training experience for its elite athletes with its highly-anticipated 2012 season. More details on Football University can be found at www.FootballUniversity.org.

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