Only High School Spots Remain: No more youth spaces available.
This will be our 4th Annual Watkins Award (NFL) Alumni Football Camp - Feb 23. 2013. Hosted by mark Ricks and at the RANCHO CIENEGA SPORTS COMPLEX STADIUM, 5001 Rodeo Rd. , Los Angeles, CA 90016.
The camp is coordinated by Lorenzo Alexander of the Washington Redskins, Justin Blaylock of the Atlanta Falcons, Deryck Toles of the Indanapalious Colts (Retired) , and Reggie Grant of the New York Jets (Retired) .
The Watkins Award is presented annually to African American scholar-athletes since 1992, the Watkins Award is named for Franklin D. Watkins, the coach of championship football and basketball teams in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Previous awardees include Rhodes Scholar, Myron Rolle, Justin Blalock of the Atlanta Falcons, Ted Ginn Jr. of the Miami Dolphins, Lorenzo Alexander of the Washington Redskins, Arizona Cardinals Robert Tate, Darnell Dinkins of the Cleveland Browns, LaVarr Arrington of the New York Giants, Grant Irons and Ronald Curry of the Oakland Raiders, Deryck Toles of the Indianapolis Colts, Marcedes Lewis of Jacksonville Jaguars, Ernie Sims of the Detroit Lions, and Darius Walker of the Houston Texans and more....
The National Alliance of African American Athletes was founded in 1989. The mission of The Alliance is to empower African American males through athletics, education and public programs
Preliminary Watkins Award Weekend Events Schedule Feb. 21-23, 2013
Thursday – 21st – Celebrity BowlAthon
Friday – 22nd – ATSS Professional Athletes Investment Conference
Tours of Los Angeles – Class of 2013 with Families concluding at the ESPN Zone
Saturday -23rd – Watkins ALUMNI FREE Football Camp and Academic Success Forum (250 kids)
Class of 2013 Press Conference
2013 Black Tie Gala
· Unless otherwise noted events held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 530 S Grand, LA