College football comes to Fairfield Sunday

Grizzlies to hold youth clinic, play Central Connecticut

Linebacker Nate Hollie (51), who leads the Southwestern CT Grizzlies in tackles this year, and his teammates will hold a youth clinic before taking on Central Connecticut Sunday, Oct. 27, on Taft Field at Ludlowe High School. (Jamie Eisenberg Photo)

Linebacker Nate Hollie (51), who leads the Southwestern CT Grizzlies in tackles this year, and his teammates will hold a youth clinic before taking on Central Connecticut Sunday, Oct. 27, on Taft Field at Ludlowe High School. (Jamie Eisenberg Photo)

College football comes to Fairfield Sunday, Oct. 27, preceded by a clinic for youth players.

The Southwestern CT Prep Grizzlies, ranked No. 3 in the nation among college club football teams, will face Central Connecticut State University on Taft Field at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. Kickoff is 2:15 p.m.

Grizz players and coaches will conduct a free youth football clinic for members of the Fairfield Wildcats and Fairfield Giants prior to the game, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

“We love the opportunity to work with the kids” Grizz Head Coach Bernie Armstrong said. “As much as the kids enjoy it, our players love the experience.”

All participants in the youth clinic will be allowed to stand on the sideline during the Grizzlies’ pregame preparation, and will receive free tickets for the game.

“We’re really excited to play in Fairfield” said Armstrong. “We also are looking forward with working with the kids from the two programs. It should be a fantastic day for everyone.”

The Grizzlies are Connecticut’s first community college-based program in nearly 30 years. Over the past three seasons the Grizzlies have helped more than 20 student-athletes advance to 4-year college programs throughout the country. On the field they have collected a 23-2 record over their 3-year history. including three consecutive conference championships and the 2011 Intercollegiate Club Football Federation (ICFF) National Championship.

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