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After a brief and frustrating NFL career in Indianapolis, former Colts receiver Roy Hall has turned his focus to helping high school football players. Hall hosted the third annual DRIVEN Foundation Football Camp at Brush High School in Ohio.
While Hall’s future in the NFL is in serious doubt — due in part to a string of injuries and setbacks that kept him from developing into an NFL-caliber receiver in his first three years out of Ohio State — it is good to see that he is using his talents and experiences to help young football players develop both on and off the field.
I have the opportunity to come back and help young people realize their dream. It’s not just about football. We talk about life and helping in the long run. I try to get them to recognize how important education is.
The Indianapolis Colts have built the most consistent team in NFL history, setting the NFL record for consecutive seasons with 12 or more wins (7). Needless to say, the single biggest reason for the Colts’ rise to NFL greatness is Peyton Manning, who is the unquestioned team-leader and may go down in history as the best quarterback to ever play the game. But no single player can carry a team to the Colts’ level of success, and Indianapolis has developed one of the most talented units in the league.
Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis have become the most feared and powerful pass-rushing tandems in the NFL. Bob Sanders won the Defensive Player of the Year award in 2007. Antoine Bethea has been selected to two Pro Bowls and has been the most consistent safety on the team. Gary Brackett is one of the best linebackers in football, and has been dangerously close to winning a Pro Bowl bid each of the last three years. Dallas Clark, Reggie Wayne, and Jeff Saturday are also key offensive facets that have been around for a long time, during the Colts’ run to greatness.