First time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will hold its weekend mini camp from May 8-10, 2009, to give great opportunity to young hopefuls to be a part of the franchise, maybe in the near future, namely the 2009 NFL season.

Josh Freeman, a Kansas State’s pride, is now recruited as a new quarterback for the Bucs. Freeman was selected as 17th pick overall by the Buccaneers in the 2009 NFL Draft. Still having one year of college eligibility to finish, Freeman is seen to be a huge prospect that will surely play a good game for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Freeman was escorted by the team for months now and so far, the Bucs likes how this 21-year old guy plays and throws the ball. Freeman is now a part of the Buccaneers family, and on the start of the camp this Friday, he will be wearing the Bucs’ practice gear for the very first time and take the field, passing it to the Buccaneers receivers.

The Buccaneers management told that this three-day rookie mini camp will be an exciting and thrilling one; as they get their first look on Friday, May 7, aside from Josh, but on other 2009 draftees as well. About how the newcomers will be, will they be cooperative and fast learners to grasp every concept of how it takes to be a Buccaneer? Those questions will be answered once the camp progresses.
General manager Mark Dominik told that the camp will definitely be exciting for everybody. As the Bucs will be taking a closer glance to every young men aspiring for contracts, this camp gives a big chance to all hopefuls to show and give their bests on this event, which can later lead their way to the Pro Bowl in the future.

After the three day mini camp, rookies should return to their respective colleges till the school year is over. After that, that’s the time when the Bucs’ players, together with the rookies, can finally play together on the field in a sequence of OTAs, or organized team activity days.

The aspirants will arrive on Tampa on May 7, where they will be scouted to One Buccaneer Place, where they will get their physicals, get-together with the Bucs staff, and have a meeting with the Buccaneers Head Coach Raheem Morris.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers has indeed took the guts redirecting its path, with the partnership of Dominik and Morris, and involving lots of new players and giving them their first time opportunity to someday play under the Buccaneers, it will surely be a must see season and a breathtaking experience, for both sides – the Bucs management, the first time rookies, as well as for the audience, specifically the Bucs’ fanatics on what will be the outcome of this move and see how the team performs in the 2009 season and beyond.