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Young students from the Grand Rapids area meet with former NFL and GV football alumni alike during Grand Valley's NFL Alumni Football Camp. The event hosted more than 250 students for a day full of activities!

NFL players speak at GVSU Football Alumni Youth Camp

About 250 kids from the Grand Rapids and Holland Boys and Girls Clubs poured into the facility for a chance to hear GVSU head coach Matt Mitchell and a trio of former Lakers – New Orleans Saints center Tim Lelito, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Charles Johnson and wide receiver Jovonne Augustus, an Arena Football League player – share their thoughts on developing healthy lifestyle habits.


From addict to tight end

Alton Voss doesn’t have to score a touchdown, catch a pass, or even take another snap for the Grand Valley State University football team to feel like he’s accomplished something. That’s because the 25-year-old sophomore tight end has already won something back that’s more valuable than any game or individual award—his life.

GVL / Courtesy - Doug Witte
Matt Armstrong

Centers of attention

A pair of former Grand Valley State University football players have a chance to be teammates once again – on one of the most explosive offenses in the National Football League.

GVL/Courtesy - Doug Witte
Brandan Green - NFL Draft Preview

Three GVSU players pursue NFL dreams

There are 120 NCAA Division I football programs, 148 or so more in Division II, with approximately 25,300 players in total — just a fraction of the hundreds of thousands of high school hopefuls that pick up pigskins across the country.