By Kyle Lovern
July 7, 2014
BELFRY, Ky. - Former University of Kentucky Wildcat and professional football player David Jones will host a youth football camp at Belfry High School’s CAM Stadium on Saturday, July 12. The camp is for student-athletes headed into grades K-8. Cost of the camp is $50 per child. Any sibling in the same immediate family may attend the camp for $35.
The camp fee includes a T-shirt and lunch for each camper.
After leading Belfry High School to back-to-back state titles, Jones was a First Team All-State selection and was named the Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game MVP prior to beginning his playing career at the University of Kentucky.
Making an immediate impact for the Kentucky Wildcats, Jones was named to the All-SEC Freshman Team. One of the most versatile players in Southeastern Conference history, Jones thrived on defense, offense and special teams for UK.
Jones signed with the Baltimore Ravens after college. He also played for multiple professional indoor football teams.
Along with his playing career, Jones has coached on various levels, including college and high school.
Additional camp staff/guest speakers for the David Jones Football Camp will include former University of Kentucky turned professional football players Vincent “Sweet Pea” Burns and Ellery Moore, along with current college coaches and players.
After starring at defensive end for the University of Kentucky, Burns was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft.
A standout defensive lineman for the University of Kentucky, Ellery Moore has went on to play for the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals, along with several professional indoor football teams.
Former undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion James “Buster” Douglas will also appear at the camp. Douglas knocked out previously undefeated world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson in Tokyo, Japan on February 11, 1990.
Registration for the camp will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 12. The camp will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
For more information on the David Jones Football Camp, including team and group discounts, call 606-339-5948 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.