2012 National Guard 7-on-7: Event Highlights
August 27, 2012
Elite high schools football players from around the country competed in the 2012 National Guard 7-on-7 hosted at the Indianapolis Colts training facility.
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The 2012 NFL National 7-on-7 Tournament presented by the National Guard brought together elite high school players from around country to compete for the 7-on-7 title in Indianapolis, Ind. Although this was primarily a football event, the athletes that attended learned leadership and character skills that can be applied both on and off the field.
"We host this event for high school kids to come out and get a chance to play against other kids from across the nation," says Sergeant Zachary Rainey of the Indiana National Guard. "It helps them excel both on and off the field, and helps them become a team before the season starts."
Each of the 32 NFL teams were represented by players in their respective regions and were lead by a National Guard mentor. The goal of the National Guard was to impart skillsets that can help these young athletes avoid common pitfalls and advance in their careers.
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