Release: Details on this year's EPT Showcase

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Congratulations and Welcome to “The 2017 EPT Football Skills Showcase!”

Elite Position Training, a 501C-3 company, presents the 2017 Football Skills Showcase for the best high school QB, WR, RB, OL, DL, LB, and DB talent in South Carolina.

Elite Position Training, founded by Ramon Robinson, and assisted in coaching by Vice President Bobby McGowens, Director of Player Personnel ChaChi Sullivan, and Director of Scouting Rashaad Jackson, train and create opportunities for this talent to be showcased nationally, assisting student athletes in obtaining college athletic scholarships.

May 21st marks the 3rd year for the EPT Skills Showcase featuring the Best of the Best in SC football with 150 athletes personally invited to showcase themselves in front of the top recruiting groups in the nation. Our showcase began in 2015, held at Spartanburg High with 120 athletes.

Of those 120 athletes, 22 have since gone on to play college football.

The exposure of the showcase allows players to get recognized by local and national recruiting services.

We are now holding our 3rd Annual Showcase in Columbia, SC at Ridgeview High School, a central location for all attendees in the state of South Carolina. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by a slideshow with the history of the Showcase, an Academic Q&A session with an NCAA counselor, and Chalk Talk in the classroom for all athletic participants. This showcase will focus on positional instruction by coaches, 1 on 1 drills, and 7 on 7 sessions.

Coaches will be former collegiate and professional football players that will take your talent to the next level. There will be Top 10 Finishers at each position and the Top 5 will be recognized throughout the camp. There will be plenty of opportunities to gain exposure, as various sports writers from locations throughout the country, as well as, local will be in attendance.

Top in-state prospects like Xavier Thomas, Dakereon Joyner, Stephon Wynn, Trad Beatty, Demarcus Gregory, Jake Venables, Josh Belk, Dennis Smith, and Quavian White, among others, have been invited to this year's showcase.

The following athletes are from the 2015 showcase: QB Yafari Werts (Georgia Southern), DB Nick McCloud (NC State), DB Troy Pride (Notre Dame), DB Mike Murphy (Western Carolina), LB Lane Jones (SC State), WR Bailey Rogers (Furman), QB David Isreal (West Virginia), QB Cole Douglas (Dartmouth), DB KJ Chamberlain (App State), WR Braxton Westfield (James Madison), WR Jayson Hopper (Clemson) , QB Collin Sneed (Palmetto Prep), DB Jeremiah Bogan (Elon), DB Khris Pam (Presbyterian), WR Dorian Lindsey (Wofford) , WR Malik Grate (Wake Forest), QB Austin Scott (Eastern Kentucky), QB Donnie Baker (North Greenville) , RB Slade Carroll (Charleston Southern), DB Jasper Fuller (Citadel), DB Cameron Wrice (North Greenville), and DB David Johnson (Tusculum). In 2016, we held the showcase at Newberry College with 160 athletes athletes attending and 32 of these athletes are going to play football in college. The following athletes attended the showcase in Newberry: OL Noah Hannon (App State), DB Tank Robinson (East Carolina), QB Jay Urich (South Carolina), WR OrTre Smith (South Carolina) , DL Chrishawn Wilson (UNC Charlotte) , DB Kerroyn Richardson (Georgia State), OL Cameron Williams (Newberry), DB Akyah Miranda (Army), QB Jalen Fowler (NC A&T), DL Miles Turmon (NC Central), WR Malik Williams (App State), QB Jackson Williamson (Miami of Ohio), LB Shai Thomas (Gardner Webb), DB Diniche Ashe (Independence CC), OL Andrew Stoney (Limestone), DB Sean Thomas Faulkner (Citadel), RB Will Drawdy (Wake Forest), QB Patrick McClure (Jacksonville), QB/ATH Kameron Burton (Coastal Carolina), WR Cam Burnette (Furman) , DB Nick Truesdale (Newberry), OL Jackson Ward (Limestone), LB Chris Evans (Coastal Carolina), WR Jordan McDaniel (Palmetto Prep), WR Keith Pearson (Presbyterian), QB Dre Harris (Newberry), DL Houston Brantley (Wingate), and DL Matthew Morrison (St. Augustine), OL JT Melton (Charleston Southern), DB Lummie Young (Duke), WR Kale Rhame (Charleston Southern), and WR Jyston Kendrick (Georgia Military).

Invite only registration for the showcase will be done online through Invitations have been sent and due to the number accepted in each slot, athletes at each position have until the end of April to secure your spot. If not registered by May 1, your slot will be given to the next player on the waiting list. The registration fee is $115 and can be completed online through the link above. Final registration will end May 14th.

We encourage all invites to have a healthy breakfast before arriving at the showcase. Snacks and fluids will be provided throughout the day. QBs will be required to bring their own footballs. All invites will need to bring their cleats. We will be provided dri-fit jersey top, shorts, and socks supplied by Adidas.

Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you in May!

Elite Position Training

For questions contact Ramon Robinson at (864) 437-3391

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