Written by John Hancock:
We've been bringing the NFL to our military last week as servicemembers from the Denver, Tampa, and Richmond, Va., area took part in "boot camps" tailored after the NFL's combine held before the draft each year. Nearly 150 Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen and Coast Guardsmen battled each other and the combine course that included a 40-yard dash, vertical leap, cone drills, pass & catch, and the dreaded gauntlet - a series of drills that tested the mind and body. Players from the teams stopped by and talked those serving and signed anything and everything to show their appreciation for our troops. Next up is Phoenix and Seattle. USAA is the Official Military Appreciation Sponsor of the NFL and a handful of teams across the League.
Check out the below photos of the events.
Which part of the course would you try your luck at and for what team would you like to play?
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