Rivals.com proclaims: “No event is bigger than Football University’s TOP GUN. It is easily the most highly-anticipated camp for us because of the level of talent.”
More than 1,300 athletes from all over the world came to compete at TOP GUN 2012.
In 2012, Football University once again put on the most anticipated football camp of every year - TOP GUN, at the Warhill Sports Complex in Williamsburg, Virginia. In past years Top Gun has been a massive success. More than 1,300 of the top prep and youth athletes from FBU's regional camps show off their outstanding skills to show why they were deserving of being invited to Top Gun – the best football camp in the world.
Top Gun athletes are given the unique opportunity to practice the techniques and skills they have been taught against athletes who are as big, as strong, as fast, and as gifted as they are.
They also are blessed with the chance to impress the best group of NFL faculty ever assembled at one camp. The almost 80 members of the coaching staff have over 700 years of combined NFL coaching and playing experience! These coaches share their immense knowledge of the game to the athletes through on-field drills as well as detailed classroom film breakdowns.
Sports Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
The sports medicine experts at Nationwide Children’s Hospital are the sports medicine provider for 2013 Football University, providing injury prevention, initial injury management, concussion management and coordination of care with the sports medicine, orthopedics and/or emergency service specialists of Nationwide Children’s. There’s only one sports medicine leader for serious athletes – the sports medicine experts at Nationwide Children’s – and they’re the best equipped to treat concussions, rehab sports injuries or prevent them from happening in the first place. Nationwide Children’s works closely with parents, coaches, athletic trainers and primary care physicians to ensure every athlete receives age-appropriate care, with the goal being to give every athlete the opportunity to perform at the highest level. For more information about their five central Ohio locations, visit www.NationwideChildrens.org/Sports-Medicine.
|Competition is one of the key aspects of TOP GUN. Nothing like going against the best!
|| Instructors like former Super Bowl champion David Diaz-Infante make the difference when the game is on the line.
"What an incredible
experience we enjoyed at "Top Gun 2012". My son Bowman and I felt
like football royalty from the moment we drove into the parking lot at Warhill
High School. The organization and coordination of this event was second to
none. You, your staff and the incredible coaching staff that was assembled at
this camp was amazing. We come from a small town in Southern Utah called St.
George and stepping on to the Top Gun stage will always be a highlight of our
football experience. We have had the opportunity of participating in several
camps like NUC, the All-Poly Camp, Rubio and Kohl's Long Snapping Camps and the
USA U-17 National Team Camp in Austin, Texas. Although they were all good, the
FBU Camp in Tempe and "Top Gun" would have to be the best camps by
far. We look forward to participating in future FBU events and we just wanted
to thank you personally for making such a difference in our lives. FB...U KNOW!"
Matt Loo - Father of a "Top Gun" Athlete 7/28/2012
Bowman Loo - Class of 2014 "Top Gun" Alumni
Athletes named to Team USA from the Youth Camp, left to right: FBU GM Colonel Nick; QB Jarrett Guarantano;
DL Shane Simmons; OL Luther Harris; LB Luke Termin; OL Kelton Hollins; WR Jordan Chin
Team USA Head Coach David White poses with the athletes named to Team USA from the High School Camp:
DB Lorenzo Burns, QB Jake Zembiec, DB Robby Robinson
8th-Grade Eastbay Youth All-Americans
DB Michael Silva; OL Jeremy DeLeon; LB Vaughan Morris; DL Trai Armstrong;
WR Orlando Puryear; RB Derick Payne; DB K.J. Anderson
7th-Grade Eastbay Youth All-Americans
DL Jaiden Cruz; WR Manny Harper; OL Christian Coleman; WR Marquez Perez
Youth 'G' Award MVP's
DB Joshua Manchigiah; LB Brandon Rouse; WR Alexander Hunter;
DB Joshua Drayden; DB DeShaun Davis; QB David Moore
The three days of on-field and classroom work pushes the athletes to even higher levels and prepares them for their future football lives. Every year, TOP GUN is by far the largest gathering and display of elite football players in one location.
|Direct coaching with an emphasis on technique help athletes standout.
||Competition is important, but so are the friends and bonds created during the heat of battle.
TOP GUN ATTRACTS NATIONAL & REGIONAL MEDIA: TOP GUN is also well attended by members of the media, including athlete's hometown papers, local Virginia newspaper and TV stations, and national outlets like Rivals.com and Sporting News. Alaska's Fairbanks Daily News Miner ran a story on their local athlete who made quite an impression with NFL coaches at TOP GUN. The story generated much local buzz, garnering interaction from thousands of indivduals. For more TOP GUN media coverage, please visit our "In the News" section.
Football University is proud to have the following TOP GUN sponsors: