July 6, 2009 (El Cajon)--The Grossmont College Athletics Dept. and assistant Grossmont football coach Akili Smith, a former Grossmont College All-American quarterback and National Football League player, will host a football passing camp and tournament for high school football athletes starting at 9 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11, at the college’s football field.
In addition to Grossmont, Smith played with the University of Oregon, and was a 1999 first-round draft choice by the Cincinnati Bengals. He spent four seasons with the Bengals before playing for the Frankfort Galaxy in NFL Europe and the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. He joined the Grossmont Griffins football coaching staff in 2008.
Cost to participate is $300 per team. All participants must be entering their freshman year of high school or be a current high school student. For more information, visit www.grossmont.edu/athletics. Grossmont College is located at 8800 Grossmont College Dr., El Cajon.