Take advantage of the opportunity for youth football players to
receive collegiate level coaching during Grossmont's new one day
Polynesian Football Camp.
Campers will receive a camp t-shirt, and registration is only
$35. Special scholarships are available for Polynesian athletes.
College Football field
Call camp director Cyrus Satoafaiga (619) 322-0705 for more
REGISTER Please complete this registration form and the medical
COACHES WILL INCLUDE MEMBERS OF THE GROSSMONT
COLLEGE STAFF AND FORMER GRIFFIN STAND-OUTS, INCLUDING:
Coach Satoafaiga is in his 4th season as the Griffins’ LB coach.
Coach Cy graduated from Leone High School in America Samoa. He
then attended Snow College, where he was a JC All-American. He
accepted a scholarship to the University of Utah. Cyrus was a
two-year starter for the Utes and graduated with a degree in
sociology. He also played in the German and Arena Football
Coach Burton has coached football in San Diego County for over
20 years. After many successful seasons as a high school coach,
Brad served as the Defensive Coordinator and DL coach at
Grossmont College. In five years the team won four Conference
Championships. In 2005, Coach Burton helped guide the Griffins
to the National Championship. Brad returned to the high school
ranks and during the 2008 season he was named the San Diego
Chargers/PPR Coach of the Week. Coach Burton is now back at
Grossmont, working with the Griffin defense.
As a prep, Coach Burton attended El Capitan High School in
Lakeside, where he was inducted into the Vaquero Hall of Fame.
Coach Burton went on to attend San Diego State University and
was a member of the 1986 W.A.C. Championship team. He was named
the team's Defensive Lineman of the Year in 1988 and received
the SDSU President's Award for athletic and academic achievement
in 1989. Coach Burton was twice named the National Football
Foundation and Hall of Fame's Scholar-Leader Athlete of the Year
for San Diego, as a prep in 1985 and while playing for SDSU in
Coach Burton holds a Master of Science in Physical Education
and, in addition to coaching, has taught at the
high school and community college level.
EL CAJON (5-17-14) — Three more Grossmont College football
players have accepted scholarships for the 2014 season.,
including a pair headed to NCAA Division I programs.
Running back TREYOUS JARRELLS turned down several offers before
finally selecting Colorado State for his future. He had a long
list of schools showing interest in him, including Georgia
State, Idaho State and Utah State.
A Lake Mary High (Florida) graduate, the 5-foot-10, 190-pound
Jarrells – Grossmont’s all-time leading rusher – generated 1,362
yards and 15 touchdowns for 90 points. Jarrells was selected
first team All-State.
Six-foot-5, 195-pound sophomore TIM PATRICK had two choices
coming out of Grossmont College – he could play football or
basketball. He was all-conference in both. A wide receiver,
Patrick has selected the University of Utah to continue his
education and athletic career.
A University City High graduate, last year for the Griffins
Patrick caught 61 passes for 964 yards and 8 touchdowns.
Five-foot-10, 185-pound defensive back MICHAEL SCALES, a
graduate of West Hills High, has accepted a ride to Humboldt
The First Annual Grossmont
College Football Wide Receiver & Defensive Back Skills
Camp/Clinic will be held on May 17, 2014 from 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
at Grossmont College.
The camp will cover fundamentals, techniques and principles in
the passing game.
Any receiver can attend, including outside (wide) receivers,
slot receivers, running backs, and tight ends.Athletes will work on stand up stance techniques (no
three point stance techniques).
Any defensive back can attend, including corners, safeties, and
All players who attend the camp will learn skills on both sides
of the ball during different segments of the camp. Coaches - If
the receivers or defensive backs coaches on your staff are
interested in attending, there is no extra charge. This is a
Camp activities will include
athletic balance and control activities - Passing game fundamentals and
- Man and zone coverage fundamentals and technique
May 17, 2014
Start Time: 8:30
am – 1:00 pm
College, Mashin-Roth Memorial
6 or More:$
20.00 Per player
Grossmont College Football has been a power in the state for
most of the past 18 years. Since the re- conferencing of
Southern California community college football, the Griffins
have remained in one of the top conferences in the state. This
level of competition both attracts university coaches and
prepares you to compete at the highest level.
We have had numerous players move on to universities from
Grossmont College the last two decades. The
number of Division 1 scholarships produced would be tough for
any community college to match.
A Note to Parents: The college your son chooses
will have a great impact on his future. Grossmont, is not only
amongst the the best football programs in California, but has
also received a great deal of acclaim for its academic programs
and its collegiate atmosphere.
Grossmont is a solid institution of higher education where
students can complete nearly one half of their college
education, learning from excellent instructors, and accumulating
the required transferable credits needed to transfer to a
university. Grossmont College has been voted “San
Diego’s Best Community College” by the
UT San Diego more than all other San
Diego Community Colleges combined.
The Pacific Coast Athletic Conference has selected Southwestern
College cross country runner Steven Lepe and Grossmont football
player William Abt as its Men’s Athletes of the Week.
Lepe, a freshman from Monte Vista High School, led the Jaguars
to the team title in the Rio Hondo College Invitational at
Whittier Narrows in El Monte as he captured the race’s
Lepe ran the 4.0-mile course in 20 minutes, 8 seconds, defeating
a 75-runner field. Southwestern finished 1-2-3-4 in the race to
outdistance runner-up Los Angeles Trade Tech by 31 points in
team scoring 20-51.
Abt, the Griffins’ red-shirt freshman quarterback who
transferred from the University of Houston, threw seven
touchdown passes, all in the first half, as Grossmont opened its
football season by routing College of the Desert 65-14.
The 6-foot, 3-inch, 215-pound Abt, a product of Northland
Christian High School in Houston, staked Grossmont to a 47-0
halftime lead against the Roadrunners and came out of the game
early in the third quarter.
He broke the Griffins’ single-game record of six TDs shared by
four quarterbacks, including the late former Cal star Joe Roth.
For the game, Abt was 21-for-32 passing for 359 yards.
Summer Football Newsletter is now
Get the latest information on Grossmont's football program as
they work towards the 2013 season kickoff.
You'll see which major colleges have been scouting practice, see
where alums are playing at the NCAA Division I level this year,
and which Griffins are working hard to make an NFL roster.
Griffins finding success with
Arkansas, Colorado State Pueblo
A pair of Griffins are earning attention for their work with
Division I universities.
Patrick Arnize former fullback at Grossmont
College now at the University of Arkansas is being billed as a
potential breakout star for the Razorbacks.
Patrick Doherty assistant football coach University of Arkansas
recently dispatched the following note to the Grossmont coaching
"Coach, just wanted to let you know that Patrick had a great
spring this year at Arkansas and continues to prove himself to
the coaching staff. He's a great young man and a pleasure to
Spring Football game Patrick had 66 yards on 9 carries."
The websites Hawgs 24/7 recently profiled
Arinze following their Spring game.
Here is an excerpt: "The mystery man is Patrick
Arinze, a 5-10, 254-pound junior who walked on at
the UA at midterm without any hoopla. He quickly made a name for
himself with his play on the field, though, finishing the spring
as the Hogs’ No. 2 fullback."
Read the full article.