Kamara Aims to Start in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO - Duval Kamara streaked down the sideline and made a nice fingertip grab towards the end of the East's first practice, Monday afternoon, in preparation for Saturday's U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The 6-foot-3, 190-pound receiver, and Notre Dame commit, feels that he made quite an impression on the coaches, in San Antonio.

"I think I have a good chance at starting, I think, compared to the other receivers," Kamara said. "There is a lot of good competition out there."

Not bad for a guy that has never played in a passing offense. At Hoboken High back in New Jersey, Kamara played in a wing-t offense. Now his skills are being utilized on a lot more downs, and the receiver is loving the fact the football is being slung around.

"Practice is fun," Kamara said. "There is a lot of competition out there. New plays, new offense, for me at least. It's kind of different getting used to the plays and remembering the play and the route.

"Just getting the language down," he later said.

Playing in the spread offense will give Karama a reference point he wouldn't of had if not selected to play in this all-star game.

"That's another good part about this whole experience, the spread offense is not to different from what we're going to be doing at Notre Dame."

Things are starting to slow down for Kamara in San Antonio. The players have been on a hectic schedule since arriving on Sunday.

"I haven't really slept, but I feel like I'm settled, getting set with practicing plays and everything like that."

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