Announcing the 2017 O-D Summer Camp Season Head Coaches and Directors
Posted on 2017-04-19
We're very proud and excited to announce the first round of Directors and Head Coaches headed to Offense-Defense Camps this summer. Let's jump right into it!
Larry Kirksey served as assistant head coach and was in charge of the wide receivers at Texas A&M in 2000. He injecting hints of the West Coast offense while Robert Ferguson and Bethel Johnson were the team's leading receivers. Kirksey got his start as the wide receivers/tight ends coach at Miami (Ohio) in 1974. He remained there for three seasons before joining the staff at Kentucky from 1977-81 and then spent 1982 cat Kansas. From 1984 to 1993 he switched to coaching running backs at Florida (84-88), Pittsburgh (89) and Alabama (90-93). He then went to the NFL for six years to coach Jerry Rice and the rest of the 49er wide receivers. Source: Saturday Down South
Steve Brown played at left cornerback for the Houston Oilers from 1983 to 1990. He had 18 interceptions returned for 264 yards and a touchdown and also had 5 sacks. Brown was also a kick returner from 1983 to 1985, with 36 returns for 857 yards and a touchdown. In 1995 Brown became a defensive assistant coach for the St. Louis Rams under Brooks. Brown moved to coaching cornerbacks in 1996 and remained cornerbacks coach in 1997 under new coach Dick Vermeil. From 1998 to 2000, including the 1999 Super Bowl XXXIV championship season, Brown coached the defensive backs at St. Louis. Among Rams players coached by Brown include Dre' Bly, Kevin Carter, London Fletcher, and Todd Lyght. In 2003, Brown joined Rich Brooks's staff at the University of Kentucky as defensive backs coach. Brown remained in that position until 2006 and was promoted to defensive coordinator in 2007. In 2012, Brown joined Mike Munchak's staff at the Tennessee Titans as assistant secondary coach. Source: Wikipedia
Durell Mapp as a former North Carolina walk-on worked himself into a second-team All-ACC linebacker in his senior year, accumulating 132 tackles (included 23 against N.C. State, 15 solos), seven for loss and 3.0 sacks. Mapp actually was a three-year starter for the Heels, in the middle in 2005-06 and on the weak side in '07. After a brief stint with the Green Bay Packers (ending due to injury) Mapp joined the coaching team at Offense-Defense and instantly became a part of the O-D Family, moving to a full time Football Operations position at headquarters in Myrtle Beach, SC. Source: NFL.com
- Cornelius Corprew comes to Offense Defense sports with 13 years of combined Division I, II and NAIA collegiate coaching experience. Coach Corprew has had the privilege to coach players such as current NFL Pittsburgh Steeler's Wide Receiver Antonio Brown, Washington Redskins running back Robert Kelley, Former Houston Texans Wide Receiver Lestar Jean, with a continuum of players recently coached on the collegiate level still receiving NFL future opportunities. An All-Conference Wide Receiver and Return Specialist has been produced consecutively each year during Coach Corprew's collegiate tenure. Under the mentorship and shadowing of current New Orleans Saints Wide Receiver Coach Curtis Johnson during mini camps and OTA's from 2006 to 2010, coach corprew attended as a special guest coach. These mentorship opportunities provided a great wealth of knowledge for Wide Receiver teaching instruction as well as coaching technique enhancements. During 2008 Coach Corprew was selected to the 2008 NCAA Football Head Coaches Academy. Corprew played collegiate football at Fayetteville State University as a running back. He started working as a summer coach with O-D in 2005.
Milow Weems has been a part of the Offense-Defense Family since 2009, one of the earliest members to join the team at headquarters after the company relocated from Fairfield, CT down to Myrtle Beach, SC. Following a long career of playing collegiate and semi-pro football (both domestically and overseas), Weems became the National Director of Recruiting for Offense-Defense, as well as a member of our All-American Selection Committee.