Photo by Tony Gonzales
Louis Murphy, standout wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders, will be the keynote speaker at this coming Saturday's [July 21] Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl youth football skills clinic.
The free clinic will take place at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until noon.
Coaches from California, Stanford, San Jose State and City College of San Francisco will offer specialized instruction to the campers, who range in age from 5 to 14.
The clinic is sponsored by the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl in conjunction with NCAA Youth Football and is currently in its third year.
Registration for the Saturday clinic continues. The NCAA Youth Football Clinic website link is: https://2012ncaafyc.theregistrationsystem.com/en/1298
Murphy last season caught 15 passes for 241 yards with a long gain of 47 yards. He also rushed six times on end-around opportunities, gaining 69 total yards and scoring a 27-yard touchdown. He is currently entering his 4th Raiders season, coming to the team as a 4th round draft choice in 2009 from Florida.
All campers receive a free t-shirt. Parents must provide a signed waiver sheet. Registration may be done on the day of the clinic as well, beginning at 8 a.m., just outside Kezar at Frederick & Willard Streets. Murphy's talk to the campers will begin promptly at 9 a.m.