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WKYC Channel 3 Cleveland & SPAN Ministries


Other notable professional athletes and Inspirational Speakers who have spoken to the kids at the ARISE Football & Cheerleading Camp. 

Joshua Cribbs

Pro Bowl receiver and kick returner who played for the Cleveland Browns. Kent State University graduate.

George Lilja

George Lilja Played offensive lineman in the NFL from 1981 - 1987. Lilja played for the Cleveland Browns from 1984 - 1986.

Shawn Lazurus

Played at University of Michigan and for the Detroit Lions. Lazarus is now Chaplain of the Akron Aeros Baseball Team.  In 2006 he also helped start the Next Level Football camp (Now ARISE Football & Cheer Camp).

Derrick Ransom

Played Defensive Tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs.


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