Tennessee's 'future stars' prep for all-star game

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- It's just June, but there's plenty of football fun taking place on the campus of Carson-Newman College.

This week the college is home to Tennessee's 'future stars,' a group of 7th and 8th grade football players from all across the state. They're practicing this week, getting set to take on Kentucky all-stars on Saturday in the inaugural Future Stars Football Classic. The games will take place in Louisville.

Forty-four players make up each squad. Six weeks ago, players from Memphis to Bristol tried out. It's these future stars that were considered the cream of the crop.

Click on the video link above to watch Sports Overtime's feature on Tennessee's future stars.


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