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For the fifth consecutive year, the Valero Alamo Bowl has teamed up with NCAA Football to host a free youth clinic tomorrow (July 19) from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Alamodome. A coaching staff with more than 350 combined years of collegiate experience will run the clinic for a record crowd of over 500 youth ages 5-14.
Head coaches Larry Coker (University of Texas at San Antonio), Larry Kennan (University of Incarnate Word), Steve Mohr (Trinity University) and Danny Padron (Texas Lutheran University) head the staff, which will include assistant coaches from their respective staffs.
The youth football clinic is part of NCAA Football’s youth initiative program to promote college football to those that dream of playing the game. Youth will participate in offensive, defensive/agility drills and tackling/blocking drills run by the university coaches.
New to the clinic this year is the opportunity for participants to take part in a mock combine. This will include a timed 40-yard dash as well as a push-up and long jump challenge. In addition, Coker, Mohr and Padron will address participants about the fundamentals of being a good football player and great student-athlete, on the field and in the classroom.
University of Texas at San Antonio: Larry Coker, Jim Marshall, Neal Neathery, Polo Gutierrez, Tony Jeffery, Kevin Brown, Charlie Reeve, Perry Eliano, Shane Elder, Adam Cain, Mike Villa, Justin Volentine, Benjamin Morrison, Matthew Kraft, Eric Roark and Rhodie Moss
University of Incarnate Word: Larry Kennan, Michael Briglin, Nicklas Debose, Todd Ivicic and Tony Marciano. Ricky Williams is not scheduled to attend, but Lil’ Ricky (see below) will be at the Alamodome.
Trinity University: Steve Mohr, Michael Inco, Paul Michalak, Stew Krisch, Jeremy Gezella, Marshall Fleener, Brant McAdams and National Football League veteran Jerheme Urban.
Texas Lutheran University: Danny Padron, Andy Padron, Braxton Harris and Craig Harris
The Valero Alamo Bowl is an annual showcase of two of the premier conferences in the country, the Big 12 and Pac-12. The Bowl has quickly become one of the most popular bowls in the country, producing some of the most-watched bowl games in ESPN history while selling out five of the last seven years. This year's game is Monday, December 30 at 5:45 p.m. and will feature the #1 Pac-12 team against the #2 Big 12 team after the BCS selections.
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