Friday, May 29, 2009

Bengals 3rd Round Pick Michael Johnson at Ignition

In Picture: Eric Henderson, Coach Marshall and Michael Johnson

The Bengals have found themselves a “freakish athlete” in 3rd Round Pick Michael Johnson. Michael, who was one of the top collegiate players during the 2009 season on the gridiron teamed up with his former Georgia Tech teammate Eric Henderson for a week of intense training for speed, agility, strength and boxing this week at Ignition. Michael shows great athleticism and work ethic and will be exciting to watch as he suits up for the Bengals in 2009. Stay tuned for footage of Michaels workouts on video!

STACK Magazine visits Ignition

This week Stack magazine made a one day stop at the Ignition Facility located in Mason Ohio to watch former UC Bearcats Mike Mickens and Conner Barwin go through a vigorous workout led by Coach Clif Marshall. The Stack crew shot footage on the drills specific for football players for speed, agility and strength development. Stack also shot a “hand combat” boxing session that Performance Specialist Ben Creamer conducted with the former Bearcat greats. The shoot concluded with Coach Ted Borgerding giving the “Training Spaces” tour on the World Class Facility at Ignition.

STACK Media is the nation’s leading producer of sports performance training and lifestyle content for high school athletes and high school sports community. The goal of the magazine / website is to improve the lives of athletes by providing safe and effective advice on how to properly boost performance without the use of steroids or other illegal performance enhancing drugs.

Don’t miss the Ignition footage that can be found at www.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

2009 Ignition Draft Class Updates

Conner Barwin was the highest pick in the 2009 NFL Draft class from Ignition. He was chosen pick number 46 of the second round to the Houston Texans.

The Ignition Team had its most successful NFL draft class EVER - 15 players have been chosen to play and fulfill their lifetime dream of playing in the NFL. We wish the following players nothing but the BEST of LUCK!!

Connor Barwin – Houston Texans (UC)

Mike Mitchell – Oakland Raiders (Ohio U)

Mike Mickens – Dallas Cowboys (UC)

Trevor Canfield – Arizona Cardinals (UC)

Londen Fryar – Kansas City Chiefs (Western Michigan)

Ramon Foster – Pittsburgh Steelers (UT)

Greg Brown – Chicago Bears (Indiana)

Adrian Grady – Indianapolis Colts (UofL)

Corey Smith – Kansas City Chiefs (UC)

Johnny Williams – Jacksonville Jaguars (UK)

Marcus McClinton – New England Patriots (UK)

E’Ron Riley – Baltimore Ravens (Duke)

Anthony Heygood – Carolina Panthers (Purdue)

Khalil El-Amin – Arizona Cardinals (UC)

Andrew Means – has decided to pursue Major League Baseball Career (Indiana)