Marcus Jones, Alex Wright offering free football camps for area youth

Published 9:04 am Monday, June 12, 2023

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New England Patriots cornerback Marcus Jones and Cleveland Browns defensive end Alex Wright will both be offering football camps for area youth in the Wiregrass on July 8.

Jones – an Enterprise native – was an All-American defensive back and kick returner at Troy University and the University of Houston before being drafted by the Patriots last year. Jones made a big splash in the NFL in his rookie season, earning All-Pro honors as a kick returner.

Jones will return to his hometown of Enterprise July 8 for a youth football camp for players age seven through 14 at Wildcat Stadium. The Marcus Jones Football Camp will run from 9 a.m. until noon and will include free food and drinks. Registration for the camp is from 7:30 until 8:30 a.m. on July 8. To pre-register for the camp, visit

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Wright, an Elba native, was a standout defender for his hometown Elba Tigers before becoming an All-Conference player at UAB. He was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the 2022 NFL Draft, and as a rookie, tallied 26 tackles, three tackles-for-loss and five pass breakups.

Wright will also be returning to his hometown for a free youth camp when he hosts the inaugural Alex Wright Football Camp in Elba on July 8. Wright’s camp will be from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the old Miller Memorial Stadium in Elba, located at 510 Dixon Street. To pre-register for the camp, visit