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“I wanted to say thank you for everything you did for me. Your camp was great and because of you guys, I got a chance to fulfill my dream of playing college football.” – Josh Johnson

“I’ve been doing this for 20 years. You guys run a class act and our kids enjoyed it. For what you do for our kids, count us in next year.” – HS Coach Chris Stephenson (former college coach)

“We’re so thankful for the opportunity you gave us. Cody just signed a full scholarship and his college coach told us he received Cody’s info from you guys. Keep it up!” – Leslie Rak (mom)

“It’s great for the kids to get exposure. It’s very organized. The SIU staff is very good with people. They pay attention to details. It’s a great camp and I look forward to bringing a lot more of my kids back next year. They run a first class combine and I appreciate them for the opportunity for us to be a part of it. I look forward to the 2014 season.” – Charles Hafley, Ely coach

“We enjoyed it and thought it went well. I had a lot of positive feedback. You and your guys are class folks and welcome at our place anytime.” — Bill Wiles, host coach, Santa Fe High

“I’ve seen a company here locally grow from 46 the first year to almost 400 players in just a few years. The fact that you guys had almost 150 in your first year, and the way you operate things, you’ll get to that same number real quickly. Be sure to reach out to me for next year.”  — Michael Palmieri, coach, Charlotte combine

“Football is huge in Alabama. The big companies like Nike don’t really come around here to these parts. That’s why you got 200 in your first year here, when no one knew who you were going into it. Now they see what you’re all about, you should be able to double your numbers in this area next year. We’ll host it again for you.” – Kelvis White, coach, Dothan combine

“You guys put on a great event. Thanks for having me involved. I coached for over 20 years in New York and Connecticut. You need to get up there. They don’t have this type of event. They would love it, and really benefit from it.” – Bruce Buchla, coach, Fort Myers combine

“The kids sure did have a great time. I can’t wait to send some back next year.” – Chris Stephenson, a college coach for over 20 years, who now coaches high school football in Florida

“It was a lot of fun here at the Step It Up Combine. There was a lot of competition, and the coaches were good and knew what they were doing. I had  a lot of fun here.” — Chad Miller (San Fran Combine)

“My experience was good. I learned a lot of techniques that can help improve my game. I met a lot of good people, and there was a lot of competition.” – Cedric Thomas (San Fran Combine)

“It was a good experience. It was good exposure. I like to compete, and I got that so it was good.”
– Earl Chism (San Fran Combine)

“It was a very good experience. I learned a lot of things, things I need to improve on. Thank you to Step It Up for giving me the chance to come out and compete. I got a chance to see other people and how they are, and what I need to get better at.”
– Justin Conde (LA Combine)

“It was a great experience. It was one of the best camps I’ve been to in awhile. There was great competition.”
– Cody Cervantes (LA Combine)

“My experience was great. There was a lot of competition, and a lot of great players. And it was a real good environment out here.”
– Vincent Green (LA Combine)

“It was really great. I found some things I need to work on. There was some real good competition out here, and I’m really glad I got to come.” – Daniel Russell (Dallas Combine)

“It was pretty high-paced, everyone was real aggressive. The hype was unbelievable. It was just a real good experience to be out here, and to see what this state has.” – Jordan Henderson (Dallas Combine)

“I had a great experience. I got to work at both tight end and receiver. This is the best time I’ve ever had since I started going to combines in 8th grade. I liked it all – the competition, the environment, and everyone was being loud and pumped. I had fun.”
– James Mayten (Dallas Combine)

“I had a wonderful experience, getting to meet new people coming together for the same goal, which is to get better. It was very competitive, and I feel like I got better by coming out here today.” – Jaries King (Dallas Combine)

“I had fun. It was real competitive, especially in the one-on-ones. It was fun getting good work in.” – Trinity Christian WR Jeff Holland, who came to the Jacksonville combine with nine Division 1 scholarship offers

“Thank you for your time and support. I thought it was a great opportunity for my son to go up against some of the other kids his age to better understand what he needs to continue to improve.” Tom Jones (father of Belleview OL Ben Jones)

“Thanks for hosting this event. For our small school kids it was huge to have them compete against the big boys. They enjoyed it.”
– Justin Dottavio, head coach @ Cornerstone Academy

“There was a great level of competition out here so it was good,” QB Tucker Israel, Florida’s leading passer in 2012

“I wanted to thank you guys for the exposure. I’ve had some (college) attention now because of you guys. Thanks a bunch!”
— Jacob Morphew (Orlando Combine)

“It was a great experience. It was very competitive. All-around, it was probably the best camp I ever went to.”
– Tyree Owens (Orlando Combine)

“I absolutely loved it here. It was great. I loved the energy you guys put out. The drills were great, and the coaches and players here really made us step up our game.” – Josh Rice (Orlando Combine)

“My experience was great. I had a lot of fun. It was really competitive, and I enjoyed it. I can’t wait to come back for the camp.”
– The First Academy defensive back Kwadarrius Smith (Fastest Man at Orlando combine)

“It was fun. There was a lot of competition from a lot of guys from many different schools. It was a real good experience.”
– Dywer WR Johnnie Dixon, who had 12 offers going into the Miami combine

“It was great competing with all the other players from around here. I’m glad I came” – Miami Killian DB Trumaine Washington, who already had BCS level offers going into the Miami Combine (Miami Combine)

“It was fun. Everyone was working hard. The one-on-ones were good. I like how everyone was competing the whole time.” – Father Lopez freshman defensive end C.J. Williams, a future Division 1 recruit (Orlando Combine)

“I feel today was all about competing. Everyone was getting good work, especially in the one-on-ones. It was fun, competitive, and everyone was going as hard as they could possibly go.” – Michael Johnson (Miami Combine)

“I had a lot of fun at your combine and I’m looking forward to making many more. Thanks, stepitup!!!”
– Quincey Green (Jacksonville Combine)

“It was a great atmosphere. Guys competed. The turnout was awesome. Everyone was competing.”
– Josiah Carter (Jacksonville Combine)

“It was very good, very competitive, and very fun. There was a lot of intensity and great one-on-ones.”
– Latrell Martin (Houston Combine)

“The experience was fun, getting out here with some people my size. The competition was good, and the coaching was good.”
— Chris Redeaux (Houston Combine)