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Quinton Coples hosts Community Weekend in Kinston

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KINSTON, N.C. -

He was the 16th overall pick in the NFL draft last season, then he went on to tally 30 tackles and 5 and a half sacks for the Jets. But the standout from Kinston never forgot where he came from and that's why Quinton Coples is back for his community weekend again this year.

On Saturday, Coples along with other NFL players and Kinston coaches were out on the field for their football camp. It was a wet morning but regardless of the weather hundreds came out for the chance to hang out with the Lenior County legend.

The hands on teaching was not only beneficial for the kids, but the stars enjoyed the experience as well.

"It's great. One of the things that's always been in my heart is to make sure I come back and help my city," said Coples. "I want to give these kids the same opportunity or an even better opportunity so they know they can also make it, and their dreams can come true as well."

 

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