Five Boston Public School students attended the annual SBLI Tedy Bruschi Kids football clinic at Gillette Stadium Tuesday, learning how to play the game the right way from Patriots great Tedy Bruschi.
Zion Simmons, Jahmeel Mack, Khalil Lofton, D’Jon Marc, and Wilmar Villar were the BPS student-athletes among 60 boys and girls at the minicamp. The students were selected based off essays they submitted.
Current Patriots Zoltan Mesko, Jerod Mayo, Stephen Gostkowski, and Julian Edelman, as well as 49ers safety Ray Ventrone, joined Bruschi in leading the drills.
The students received a personalized locker, an official Bruschi Patriots jersey, and an introduction while running through the big inflatable helmet onto the field.
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