Former Nebraska football standout Matt Davison held the Creating Captains Camp at East Middle School this afternoon.
It's the fourth year of the program, but the first time it's been here in Sioux City.
The goal of the camp wasn't just to fine-tune football skills, but teaching life skills as well.
More than 100 kids hit the field at East Middle running through agility, speed and tackling drills led by Davison.
But the ex-Husker also passed down knowledge that the athletes will be able to use off the field.
During a time when bullying is at the forefront of the conversation Davison stressed the importance respect, character and courage.
"You know I feel a responsibly really to try to share some of the messages that I have learned from guys that are a lot smarter than me, guys like Tom Osborne and Ron Brown, I mean, they taught me so much about life," Davison said. "And, to share these message with all types of kids is just a great opportunity for me and I feel a responsibility to do it."
"He also talked about us about being not a bully and standing up for people," added Kaleb Belt.
"He said no matter what, courage, respect, leadership," Sean Power said.
Davison says they hope to bring the camp back to Sioux City next year.
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