Diddy's Son Justin Combs Gains College Attention from 7-on-7 Games | Robert Littal Presents BlackSportsOnline

Video: Diddy’s Son Justin Combs Gains College Attention from 7-on-7 Games

by BSO Staff | Posted on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookEmail this to someoneShare on RedditShare on Google+

After a series of impressive performances at 7-on-7 events, Justin Combs, the son of Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is garnering attention as an emerging College Football Recruit.  According to TheSportsBank.net, Illinois is in the process of extending Combs a scholarship offer, and a host of coaches in the Big 12 and Pac-12 are also allegedly doing their due diligence on young Combs to determine if he might be worth a scholarship from their programs.

Josh Helmholdt, a Rivals.com football recruiting analyst , who had the opportunity to watch Combs at the Badger 7-on-7 in Pittsburgh in April determined that landing at a BCS school might be a stretch for Combs, but a scholarship at a Division I college is a definite possibility.

At the 7-on-7 event,word spread quickly  who Combs was. “Several kids told me they were going after ‘P-Diddy’s kid’ and he got a lot of trash talked his way, but he just put his head down, kept his mouth shut and played hard. It was evident he wanted to keep a low profile and was hoping to just be one of the guys” Helmholdt said.

Listed at only 5-9 , 170, combined with who his father is , Combs has a hard time at being taken seriously as a college football prospect. However, his humble attitude may be the deciding factor that will help convince coaches to take a chance on him as a player. Not to mention the potential publicity a school could gain from having him on their team.

Watch the video below and decide if Justin Combs is worth all the hype.

About the Author

Powered by


BlackSportsOnline
BSO Privacy Policy