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GMTM Athletes Of The Week - 6/8/2021

ByNisshanth Perumalsamy

Published on Sun Jun 20 2021

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GMTM Athletes Of The Week - 6/8/2021

With over 30 Virtual Events happening live on GMTM right now, athletes from all over the world are leveraging their talent and finding opportunities easier than ever.

From volleyball to bobsledding and every sport in between, athletes young and old are finding new opportunities when they add content to their GMTM profiles.

Here are a few of the athletes making an impression on coaches this week!

Jack Jacobs, Elite 11's Digital Combine

First up on this list is Jack Jacobs. He is a class of 2023 quarterback from St. Francais High School who was throwing dimes all over the field in his Elite 11 Submission. He ended his sophomore year with a stat line of 1,329 yards, 15 touchdowns, and only two interceptions.

Ascar Joseph, USA Bobsled and Skeleton Digital Combine: Season 2

Ascar is a 33-year-old former athlete that is looking to get back into competitive sports with bobsledding. Over the last few years, he has been heavily into running and weightlifting and thinks that experience can help him succeed in Bobsled. View his profile here.

Chase Colina, Cleveland Browns High School Showcase

Chase is a class of 2025 WR whose athletic resume is already stacked to the brim. He was a part of the 2018 FBU GMSAA Team, invited to the Top Gun Football Showcase, and was even a part of the USA Track & Field Jr. Olympics team in 2018. Now, this highly recruited prospect is trying to get even more exposure by competing in the Cleveland Browns High School Showcase.

Liesel Baker, USA Team Handball – Women’s National Team Virtual Tryout

Liesal Baker is a 24-year-old athlete from Michigan. She has never played competitive handball before, but has played college ice hockey and has stayed in shape ever since. She wants to be a part of the national handball team because she loves the pace and quickness of the game. Check out her profile here


Dante Dowdell, New Orleans Saints HS Showcase Series Presented by Sanderson Farms

Dante Dowdell is a class of 2023 running back who averaged an insane 7.1 yards per carry in his sophomore season. He stands at 6' 2" 215 pounds and squat 495 pounds. On top of that, he can bench 335 and power clean 275.

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