LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WYMT/WAVE) - The "Game On Football Pro Camp" was in Louisville Tuesday, with some big names in attendance including an eastern Kentucky native.
Former UK and Leslie County quarterback Tim Couch, who was the number one overall pick in the 1999 NFL Draft was in Louisville for the event.
Couch was joined by former Louisville Cardinals Chris Redman and Deion Branch.
Each of the former football standouts talked about how great it is to give back to the youth of today with the sport they love.
"I'm real excited to have these kids out, learning some fundamentals and having fun and kind of incorporating what football is all about," said Redman. "It's not all about x's and o's, it's about being accountable to your teammates and you know just learning a lot of things off the field as well as on the field."
"We just want to give back," said Couch. "This state has been so good to all of us and we just want to help the kids and be able to get out here and just shakes hands with them, teach them a few things and most of all, most importantly, have a fun day out here, while we learn the fundamentals of football."
"Just to see the smiles on these kids faces out here," Branch said. "That's more important that the things that we've done throughout our career."