On Saturday January 29th, Atlanta Braves rising star Craig Kimbrel hosted a youth baseball camp at D1 Huntsville. The camp was a great success, and Kimbrel taught the campers during drills, delivered an inspirational message to the attendees, and signed autographs. To read more about the camp at D1 Huntsville and about Kimbrel himself CLICK HERE
Check out the newest video from Beacon Orthopaedics & Sport Medicine's Mind & Muscle series. This edition features D1 Cincinnati's Mike Skorup discussing ways to prepare an athlete's arm for the upcoming baseball practices and season. CLICK HERE to watch the the video.
Earlier this offseason, the Atlanta Braves added right-handed pitcher Cory Gearrin to their 40-man roster. Gearrin is now working hard at D1 Chattanooga for the opportunity to be added to the opening day roster. Good luck, Cory!
Former Vanderbilt long-snapper David Giller is at D1 doing the Combine Training program, hoping to improve his chances of making an NFL roster. Giller will not attend the February combine in Indianapolis, but will attend a senior specialist combine in Arizona for punters, kickers, and long-snappers. To read the full article about Giller and his NFL chances from the Tennessean CLICK HERE
Check out this video featuring D1's Mike Skorup and Cincinnati medical partner Beacon Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. This is the most recent edition of Beacon's Mind&Muscle segment that airs on WLWT in Cincinnati. CLICK HERE to watch the video.
Former Tennessee linebacker Nick Reveiz is at D1 Nashville training for the upcoming NFL Combine. Reveiz is hoping to prove to NFL scouts that he can perform at the next level, similarly to when he was proving himself out of high school. Knoxville News Sentinel and GoVolsXtra.com wrote an article about Nick's journey to prove his doubters wrong. To read the entire article CLICK HERE
John Glennon of the Tennessean wrote an article comparing former University of Tennessee tight end Luke Stocker with fellow former D1 and UT tight ends Jason Witten of the Dallas Cowboys and Brad Cottam of the Kansas City Chiefs. Stocker is at D1 Nashville training for the upcoming NFL Combine. To read the full story on Luke and the former Vols comparisons CLICK HERE
University of Oregon defensive tackle Brandon Bair, Arkansas State defensive tackle Bryan Hall, and Texas A&M Quarterback Jerrod Johnson have all reported to D1 Nashville for Combine Training. This now brings the total to 15 athletes training for the upcoming NFL Combine.
D1 Cincinnati medical partner, Beacon Orthopaedics and Sport Medicine, is partnering with Channel 5 WLWT in Cincinnati to host its bi-annual Call the Docs Show. The show will air live January 25 at 7:30 and will come on right before NBC's The Biggest Loser. Beacon's top doctors including Cincinnati Reds' team physician, Doc Kremchek, will answer calls, e-mails and blogged questions about sports injuries. If you are in the Cincinnati area please check it out and for more information CLICK HERE
In December 2010, Riverdale High School's Adam Davenport participated in a high school football combine at D1 Nashville. Recently he and teammate Marcelous Odom were invited to and participated in the U.S. Army National Combine, which was held January 6-8 in San Antonio, Texas. Davenport led his team in rushing with 1,611 yards on 179 carries and scored 26 total touchdowns on the year. To read more about Adam, Marcelous, and the combine CLICK HERE
South Carolina State running back Will Ford has reported to D1 Greenville for Combine Training. While at South Carolina State Ford was named MEAC Offensive Player of the Year for the 2008-2009 season, as well as MEAC Rookie of the Year for the 2006-2007 season.
Atlanta Braves closer, Craig Kimbrel, will be hosting a youth baseball camp at D1 Huntsville on January 29 from 9 am to noon. The camp will be for athletes age 9-18, and campers will be instructed by Craig, other MLB players, and coaches. The coaching staff will have a strong emphasis on teaching fundamentals, form, and technique. For more info CLICK HERE and also take a look at CraigKimbrel.com.
DraftNasty.com came out to the facility in late December and got with Rutgers' Joe Lefeged, Southern Arkansas' Cedric Thornton and Kent State's Brian Lainhart. CLICK HERE to see the video. Hit the > button on the video if it does not show up.
D1 Knoxville athlete Matthew Scott has been perfoming at a very high level both on the football field and in the classroom. Within the last year year Matthew has recieved the following honors for his work academically: 2009-2010 Loudon County Young Achiever Student of the Year, November 2010 North Middle School Student of the Month, and he has been on the Honor Roll for the year to date. On the football field Matthew was named to the 2010 ETMS AA AAA All-District and All-East teams. Congratulations Matthew on a job well done! Keep up the hard work!
Tennessee tight end Luke Stocker, Tennessee linebacker Nick Reveiz, Louisville offensive tackle Byron Stingily, Miami (FL) running back Damien Berry and UConn linebacker Greg Lloyd have all reported to D1 Nashville for Combine Training. They now make 12 athletes preparing for the Combine.
Adam Silverstein from OnlyGators.com had the privilege of reviewing a rough cut of the Tim Tebow: Everything in Between documentary debuting on ESPN on Jan. 6 at 7 p.m. The film was created by D1 friends, Chase Heavener and the Fiction team. CLICK HERE to read the review. Make sure to have your DVR set.
Purdue tight end Kyle Adams, Kent State linebacker Cobrani Mixon, Georgia wide receiver Kris Durham and Georgia offensive lineman Clint Boling have all reported to D1 for NFL Combine Training. All four athletes worked on the field this morning and lifted in the weight room this afternoon on their first day. Welcome guys!