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ASSIST holds successful football combine


 ASSIST Student-Athletes is a Richmond-based organization that helps high school athletes reach the next level. Monday the group invited high school football players to showcase their skills in the River City.

The group held its seventh annual Next Level combine at U-Turn. 115 high school players from all across the state packed into the facility in hopes of impressing numerous college coaches that were on hand. Players were given the option to participate in several drills that are regularly evaluated by college coaches and scouts, including the 40-yard dash, bench press, shuttle run and broad jump. Several speakers were on hand as well to give the athletes a better understanding of the recruiting process and football at the next level.

ASSIST is in its 12th year of existence and is currently helping more than 1,400 high school student-athletes in their quests to play and learn at the college level.

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