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Desmond Bryant, an East Bladen graduate, and veteran NFL defensive lineman will conduct a free Football Camp at East Bladen on Saturday, July 11.

Registration for youngsters ages 6 to 18 will begin at 8 a.m. with the camp to follow. For additional information contact East Bladen Eagle football coach Robby Priest at 645-2500.

For Bryant, it is his annual visit to the school for the free camp.

He is a Harvard grad, a former 2009 free agent who signed with and played for the Oakland Raiders 4 years, before signing a $30+ million contract with the Cleveland Browns. The 29 year old lineman will be paid $7M for the 2015 season that officially begins on September 13 at the home of the New York Jets. He started 15 of 16 games last year for the Browns.

Bryant played his first 3 years at a Middletown, Delaware High School before his family moved to Elizabethtown, NC. His mother and father are Bladen County natives.

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