Becoming Bohannon: Part Two
In the second part of this three- part series revolving around Earle Bulldogs quarterback Gerry Bohannon, the local signal caller reflects on his experience in the Nike Elite 11 quarterback camp earlier this summer
Certainty, between his personal training at Shabazz Fitness every morning at 5:30 a.m. and his three-hour daily team practices with the Earle Bulldogs, four-star quarterback Gerry Bohannon has had a busy summer.
But, the 17-year-old Division 1 college prospect did take a vacation this summer, traveling to Los Angeles, California. However, Bohannon didn’t hardly get a break from the gridiron while he was in the city of angels, as Arkansas’ top rated duelthreat quarterback, according to 24/7 Sports, traveled across the country for Nike’s annual Elite 11 competition.
While Nike’s quarterback camp allowed Bohannon to showcase his talent on a national level, the local product says he treated it more as an educational opportunity than a showcase.
“I would say it was probably the best football experience that I’ve experienced,” Bohannon said.
“I went up there and did my job and showed out.
But, I went up there and took it as a learning process. I learned a lot…I wanted to learn a lot of new things that I wasn’t being coached up on or that I hadn’t found myself on YouTube. I wanted to go down there and get the coaching experience from the coaches down there that played in the league and played college ball.”
One of the biggest things Bohannon says he brought back to Earle with him from Los Angeles is how important the mechanics of dropping back in the…
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