As a part of their ongoing commitment to the community and to youth football, the Las Vegas Raiders conducted the Nike 11-On event at Valley highschool in Las Vegas at which around 600 Southern Nevada boys highschool football players in the least positions partook in on and off-the-field team-building activities.
Sixteen Las Vegas area highschool teams participated within the Nike 11-On, a scholastic-based, team-oriented, character-building program. The one-day curriculum began with Raiders Alumni Ike Ekejiuba and Jay Schroeder chatting with the student-athletes about character development, film study, nutrition also as strength and conditioning within the morning, followed by on-field sessions.
The Raiders held the inaugural Nike 11-On event at Clark highschool in Las Vegas in 2019, where over 500 Southern Nevada boys participated. Raiders Alumnus Mervyn Fernandez was among the previous NFL players who addressed the student-athletes during the character development phase. The NFL and Nike brought 11-On to 16 NFL clubs including the Raiders two years ago and has since expanded to all or any 32 clubs.
The Las Vegas Raiders conducted a Nike 11-On event at Valley High School in Las Vegas with 600 Southern Nevada boys high school football players at all positions partook in on and off-the-field team-building activities. #vegas #raiders #raidersnation 📸 @Raiders pic.twitter.com/Ixb9ZLpGR5
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The NFL describes Nike 11-On as “a unique endeavor that focuses on team play over individual recognition and provides development for all 11 athletes on each side of the ball. The 11-On initiative supports scholastic high school eleven competition that focuses on building transferable life skills while also creating an alternate to individual all-star formats.”
The Raiders opened Allegiant Stadium to Southern Nevada high school football teams that were selected by the Clark County administrative district for Spring practices in late April. The nine teams each had two hours to utilize Allegiant Stadium for his or her individual sessions and inter squad scrimmages.
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The Raiders also recently partnered with the Southern Nevada Flag Football Coaches Association and Allegiant to host the Southern Nevada high school Girls Flag Football All-Star Game. before the sport , the women took part during a combine event which served as a showcase to perform physical and mental tests within the hopes of attracting the eye of school recruiters.
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