Tennessee Titan Tory Carter’s lifelong dream to host his camp comes true

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Published: Jul. 3, 2022 at 10:57 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 3, 2022 at 1:52 PM EDT
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LEESBURG, Ga. (WALB) - A Tennessee Titan returned to his old stomping grounds at Trojan Field.

Lee County alum Tory Carter hosted his first football camp Saturday.

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He said this day was bigger than getting his first hit in the NFL.

The 120 or more kids fed off Tory’s energy throughout the entire camp.

They got the chance to compete in various drills like the 10-yard shuttle, showing who had the best footwork in the drills. Carter also gave them a tip that football is the only sport you could be violent in and not get in trouble for it.

He also wanted the kids to know if they grind, they’ll shine.

Tennessee Titans fullback Tory Carter said he made the camp free because he wants everybody to...
Tennessee Titans fullback Tory Carter said he made the camp free because he wants everybody to get the opportunity to participate(WALB)

“That’s adversity, You’re going to have to go against bigger people, stronger people, faster people but if you pay attention to the details and the fundamentals of the game and become a student of the game, it really doesn’t matter what the other statistics or stats are. They don’t really matter, so that’s what I try to preach. Just work hard and good things will come to you” said Carter.

Along with teaching his valuable lessons, Carter made the camp free.

“I just wanted to make it free. One for financial, shouldn’t be a problem in sports. I think everybody should have an opportunity to experience stuff like this, not just people that have it good,” Carter said. “I want everybody to be able to have an opportunity. It’s not just me, it’s not just the coaches, it’s the whole community that’s behind them and supporting them.”

Lee County head football coach Dean Fabrizio said Carter has had an impact in the community Carter by making the camp free.

“We appreciate Tory coming back and putting this camp on. We’re so proud of him and all of what he’s accomplished. Being in the NFL and now he’s coming back try to give back to the kids and the community and that’s why we just continue to be proud of him” said Fabrizio.

Lee County head football coach Dean Fabrizio said the community is proud of him.
Lee County head football coach Dean Fabrizio said the community is proud of him.(WALB)

Carter said he plans to have two camps next year, one in Leesburg and another in Valdosta.

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