This summer, Detroit Lions football players, Theo Riddick and Nevin Lawson dedicated their off season to giving back to Detroit area youth with a free football camp for local high school students.

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Beyond athletic drills, Riddick and Lawson partnered with Men of Courage and Detroit PAL to host a life skills workshop providing exercises to sharpen offensive and defensive skills both on and off the field.

The cornerback and running back duo participated in a panel discussion, Q&A session, and training centered on self-esteem, goal setting and overcoming obstacles.

A reoccurring theme that came up with students throughout the day long event was that of self-doubt – a topic that the Detroit Police Officers and Detroit Lions Football Players eagerly addressed.

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To drill home the necessity of conquering self doubt, Detroit Lions running back Theo Riddick took students through an affirming call-and-response session as reinforcement.

Check it out. This inspirational clip is all you need to silence your own internal cynic.


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