PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - After hurricane Michael Florida State defensive end Janarius Robinson lost his home.
In addition to Robinson there were a few other current FSU players and some former 'Noles in the NFL including Carolina Panthers first round draft pick Brian Burns. (WJHG/WECP)
Despite the setbacks, he wanted to provide to his community in his home town.
Saturday afternoon at Joe and Jeannette Chapman Field at Tommy Oliver stadium the Bay High alum hosted his "Win from Within" football camp.
200 kids from all around were taught fundamentals, went through a few offensive and defensive drills, and even played a little shirts and skins two-hand touch to round out the day.
Robinson says this is something that he's wanted to do for a while but believes it's even more necessary now after the storm.
He said, "I originally got the idea two years ago after my freshman season because there was a lot of situations, a lot of things going around in the city with the younger youth. I wanted to do this to give back and then it slipped, I didn't have enough time to put it together and after the hurricane something told me this is the perfect time to put something good like this together for our community. These kids need it and I'm happy I'm able to do it."
In addition to Robinson there were a few other current FSU players and some former 'Noles in the NFL including Carolina Panthers first round draft pick Brian Burns.
Burns says camps like these are a great way to get kids involved in a game that could turn into a career.
Burns said, "I feel like this is a great opportunity, they really get familiar with the sport itself and there's no better learning than from guys like us who played ball at a high level in the NFL or college so this is a great opportunity for them. If they really want to take it serious just put all they got into it and whatever you put into it is what you're going to get."
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