Fourth Annual Football Media Day July 23

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MEDIA ADVISORY                          JULY 22, 2014
 
Fourth Annual Football Media Day July 23
 
ATLANTA – Atlanta Public Schools’ (APS) 4th Annual Football Media Day will take place at 10 a.m.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in the auditorium at Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School, 801
Glenwood Avenue, S.E., Atlanta, GA 30312.
 
APS head football coaches and student athletes will discuss off-season conditioning and provide an
overview of their team’s outlook for the upcoming 2014 football season.  The event will also feature
former National Football League (NFL) player Ahmad Carroll, a graduate of Frederick Douglass
High School, as the keynote speaker. Carroll played football and track at Douglass and was awarded a
scholarship to play both sports at the University of Arkansas. He was later drafted by the Green Bay
Packers in 2004 and has played for other NFL teams including the Jacksonville Jaguars and the New York Jets.
 
Later this fall, the following teams will participate in the APS vs. DeKalb Showdown Extravaganza in the
Georgia Dome on Saturday, September 20:
  • 12:00PM- M.L. King Lions @ Carver Panthers (Alumni Night)
  • 3:00PM- Southwest DeKalb Panthers @ Mays Raiders (Alumni Night)
·       6:00PM- McNair Mustangs @ Booker T. Washington Bulldogs – (Booker T. Washington
High School’s 90th Anniversary Celebration and Homecoming)
 
All home football games will be played at APS’ Grady or Lakewood stadiums. News and sports media
representatives are invited to cover this event.
 
Football coaches from the following APS schools slated to participate are:
 
School
Head Coach
B.E.S.T Academy High School
1890 Donald L. Hollowell Pkwy, NW Atlanta, GA 30318
Joshua Moore
 
The New Schools at Carver
55 McDonough Blvd., SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Darren Myles
 
Frederick Douglass High School
225 Hamilton E. Holmes Drive, NW Atlanta, GA 30318
Rodney Cofield
 
Henry W. Grady High School
929 Charles Allen Drive, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
Earthwind Moreland
 
Maynard H. Jackson High School
801 Glenwood Avenue, SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Eric Williams
 
KIPP Atlanta Collegiate Charter School
98 Anderson Ave. NW Atlanta, GA 30314
Lester Caldwell
Benjamin E. Mays High School
3450 Benjamin E. Mays Drive, SW Atlanta, GA 30331
Corey Jarvis
 
North Atlanta High School
4111 Northside Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30327
Douglass Britten
 
South Atlanta Educational Complex
800 Hutchens Rd., SE
Atlanta, GA 30354
Kevin Hill
 
D.M. Therrell High School
3099 Panther Trail, SW
Atlanta, GA 30311
Dominic Calloway
 
Booker T. Washington High School
45 Whitehouse Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Rodney Hackney
 
 
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