Cowboys Michael Irvin Hosting 'Playmakers Academy' For Kids

Hall-of-Famer Michael Irvin is hosting his "Playmakers Academy" on July 15-18 at the University of North Texas. Here's how you can join the Dallas Cowboys legend ...

Hall-of-Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin is hosting "Playmakers Academy" on July 15-18 at the University of North Texas, and he wants your young football player, ages 7-18, to be a part of the experience.

The three-time Super Bowl champion is part of the holding of four different training programs on the grounds of the Mean Green in Denton, Texas. The first is the Keith O'Quinn Passing, Receiving, and DB Academy taught by Cowboys assistant coach Keith O'Quinn held from July 13-15. The second is the Lance Smith Lineman Academy held on July 14-15. It's all part of the work of Sports International, entering its 35th year of youth instruction.

Former Dallas Cowboys receiver Jesse Holley, who "went to camp" with Irvin on the "4th and Long'' reality show in 2009, has explained to us the benefits for enrollees at the "Playmaking Academy."

"He'll definitely teach them about hard work," Holley, who played with Dallas from 2009-11, said. "That's Michael in a nutshell. He's a hard-working individual. He will definitely teach them that. He won't let them quit. He will challenge you. He will challenge these kids to be better. He is going to get the best out of you."

Irvin will be joined by other football luminaries at the camp, and it'll be about more than just football education.

"He's going to have those kids excited,'' Holley said. "He's going to have them working extremely hard. He's going to have them maximizing all of their potential. And it should be a fun ride."


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