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Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson To Host Youth Football Camp In South Jersey

With the help of some of his teammates, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson will host his second annual football camp on June 29-30 at the Moorestown Upper Elementary School in Moorestown, NJ.

Jackson will be joined by teammates LeSean McCoy, Jeremy Maclin and others during the two-day program.

"This is a dream for me, and I'm very happy to have my friends and teammates joining me for my camp," Jackson said. "I wanted to create a program for kids that not only teaches football skills but also teaches life skills. If my teammates and I can provide good examples, then hopefully children who attend my camp will learn important lessons about sports and life."

Jackson wants to use the camp in part to promote anti-bullying, a message he discussed with Patch.com at a recent autograph session.

"Bullying isn't positive for society and we want to end the mess it makes," Jackson said. "Athletes, celebrities, people who are seen in the news, can help with that by continuing to tell kids: It's not OK to bully."

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