THE CITY LEAGUE HAS ALWAYS GOTTEN A ROTTEN DEAL WHEN IT COMES TO MAJOR COLLEGES COMING OUT TO CHECK OUT SOME OF THE BEST TALENT IN THE CITY. TO GET NOTICED YOU REALLY I MEAN REALLY HAVE TO STAND OUT AND HOPEFULLY YOU HAVE A COACH THAT BELIEVES IN YOU AND MAKES THOSE CALLS AND PUTS TOGETHER THE TAPES YOU NEED TO HAVE A FIGHTING CHANCE. THESE TWO YOUNG MEN HAVE NOT LET ANY OF THOSE OBSTACLES GET IN THEIR WAY NOT TO MENTION THEIR DAD KEEPS THEM GROUNDED AND ON A TIGHT WORKOUT SCHEDULE VIA FOX 28…..
They are a whirling dervish of activity, rising at 4:45 am for workouts on Tuesday and Thursdays.
“Seems like a lot of people don’t have respect for the city (league),” John Branham, Jr. told ABC-6 Monday “but just because we might not have the same opportunities at the schools or organizations doesn’t mean we don’t have talent here.”