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First Annual Colin McCarthy High School Combine Prep Clinic A Success

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By Brittany Moore Saturday, July 13 – Titans linebacker Colin McCarthy hosted a free, one-day football clinic for rising high school football players to improve their overall skills training. The clinic was held at Quest Sports Center in Brentwood, Tennessee with a focus on improving results in six combine events:  vertical jump, broad jump, L-drill, 5-10-5, medicine ball throw, and the 40-yard dash. “In Tennessee, there’s no real training to provide [high school football players] with the knowledge of what to expect,” said McCarthy. “I wanted to bring this concept to the Nashville area. The purpose of having them go through the drills is to help them understand what they need to do so when the opportunity comes for them to compete, they’re ready for it. They know what to expect.” McCarthy is healthy and ready for training camp which starts this week. He and teammate Akeem Ayers kicked it off by delivering tickets to season ticket holders this morning in Nash

Giving Back to Tennessee Youth

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Former Lady Vols Chamique Holdsclaw and Brittany Jackson will host a two-day camp open to boys and girls from grades 2 - 9. By Brittany Moore   Two former Lady Vols basketball players, Chamique Holdsclaw and Brittany Jackson, team up to teach the game of basketball to Nashville area youth. In addition to improving overall skills, the primary focus will be to provide these boys and girls with a better knowledge of the game. The two-day camp will be held July 23 and 24 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at Beech High School in Hendersonville, TN. The registration fee is $75 which includes the skills training, special guest appearances, a t-shirt, autographs and a water bottle. As their first camp in the Nashville area, Holdsclaw and Jackson are looking to make this camp a continuing tradition. “We love interacting with young kids and teaching them the skills of the game,” said Brittany Jackson. “Chamique and I know these kids look up to us and we think it’s important to