Photo Gallery: Ursuline's Youth Football Camp

During the two-day youth football camp for youngsters in grades 3 through 8, campers got to learn from and interact with many former and current players and coaches from the high school through to the college and pro level. Ohio State's own Jim Cordle was a guest speaker and group leader at the camp. Here's how some of the two days at Ursuline High School looked in pictures.


Photo Gallery : Youngstown Ursuline's Youth Football camp


Ursuline head coach Dan Reardon hosted the two-day event.



Deryck Toles, who played at Warren G. Harding when Reardon was an assistant there, spoke to the campers. Toles, who starred at Penn State, is currently involved with the Indianapolis Colts organization.





Darryl Clark, a former quarterback at Ursuline, made an appearance at the camp.



Clark, a redshirt freshman this season, has designs on taking over the quarterback position in the 2008 season.



Mark Porter, who runs the fledgling ScoutingOhio.com web site, spoke briefly to the kids and formerly introduced his popular web site to the youngsters.



Current Ursuline players like (from l to r) Justin Brown, Darrell Peterman, Ryan Curry, Maurice Jones, Ryan Kelly and James Hodge can found on the site already.



Brown, a defensive end at 6-3 and 245 pounds, has a chance to be one of the better prospects in all of Ohio in 2008.



Defensive back Derrell Mason is an up-and-coming star in the 2009 class...



...as is Michael Hearns at offensive tackle.



Ursuline grad Eric Wolford, the offensive line coach at the University of Arizona, spoke proudly about his high school alma mater to the kids.



Wolford came back to help his former teammates Clinton Lynch (farthest left, played at Illinois) and Sam Mosca provide instruction at the camp and visit with one of his coaches when he was at Ursuline, Rolland Smith (farthest right).



Rob Andrews, who coached at Harding with Reardon before moving on to coach at Glenville, also spoke to the campers.



David Herron, a three-year starter at linebacker for Michigan State and the big brother of Harding's Daniel Herron, was introduced to the campers. Herron was Maurice Clarett's fullback at Harding when Reardon was an assistant there.



Jim Cordle was a guest speaker at the camp and he encouraged the kids to work hard and have fun.



Cordle was one of the team leaders when the campers competed in an obstacle course.





Cordle drove up from Columbus with his girlfriend, Kerri McNally, who happens to work in the football office at Ohio State and is from Canfield.



There's a good chance these two guys will run into each other when Ohio State plays at Michigan State in October.



Shaun Lane, another current Buckeye from nearby Hubbard, also stoped briefly at the camp. Lane, pictured on the left, along with Anthony Smith are two of Hubbard High School's finest.



Smith had a stellar career at Syracuse before he became a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers on draft day.


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