Left to Right: Former NFL Coach Ted Cottrell, Alex Hammond, FBU Assistant Vice President of Player Development Joe Bouffard (Submitted photo)

Left to Right:
Former NFL Coach Ted Cottrell, Alex Hammond, FBU Assistant Vice President of Player Development Joe Bouffard (Submitted photo)

 

Alexander Hammond of Auburn High School has been invited to attend the U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio, Texas on January 7, 2016. Six hundred of the nation’s top high school football underclassmen will gather in San Antonio this January for this honored tradition, the U.S. Army National Combine.  The combine will take place at the Alamodome. Alex Hammond was invited by the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee, which consists of All American Games, 247Sports and XOS Digital.  Athletes can also nominate themselves to earn an invitation to this prestigious event.

The U.S. Army National Combine, focuses on measuring speed, strength, quickness, and football skill, while also provide educational seminars touching on the recruiting process, speed and strength improvement, and leadership.  Held annually in association with the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, the U.S. Army National Combine is the first opportunity for the nation’s top underclassmen to demonstrate their physical talent and compete against one another before high school and college football’s top scouting organizations, including 247Sports and XOS Digital, as well as the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee.

The U.S. Army National Combine is specifically designed to highlight the football abilities and talents of today’s rising underclassmen and tomorrow’s high school, college, and NFL stars. U.S. Army National Combine alumni include Jamaal Charles (Kansas City Chiefs), LeSean McCoy (Buffalo Bills), DeMarco Murray (Philadelphia Eagles), Cam Newton (Carolina Panthers), Patrick Peterson (Arizona Cardinals) and CJ Mosley (Baltimore Ravens).  National sponsors of the U.S. Army National Combine include: the U.S. Army, adidas, American Family Insurance, Gatorade, 247Sports, XOS Digital, NCSA, Battle Sports Science, and Football University