Photo by Brian Austin High schoolers give it their all at the Greater Houston Senior Football Showcase
Later this week, the NFL Combine begins in Indianapolis. It's quite the spectacle, as hundreds of prospects gather in one place to participate in drills with the hope of furthering the pursuit of their dream to continue playing football and create a better life for themselves and their families.
That's the big business version of the "combine experience."
This past weekend at the Methodist Training Center here in Houston, a different version of the "combine experience" took place. The dream was essentially the same -- to keep playing football as a means to a better life. While it was done on a far less publicized scale, it was just as important to the participants.
The participants were area high school seniors, and the event was the Greater Houston Senior Football Showcase.More »