NFL Broadcast Bootcamp Returns for its Sixth Year

23 former and current NFL players will take part in the league’s sixth annual NFL Broadcast Bootcamp to take place June 18-21 at the NFL Films complex in Mt. Laurel, NJ.

The program, which runs from June 18-21, is directed by the NFL Player Engagement and NFL Broadcasting departments and covers a wide range of topics with instructors from each of the NFL’s broadcast partners – CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC, NFL Network, SiriusXM, Dial Global Radio, plus local radio and TV.

Training will include hands-on work in areas such as tape study, editing, show preparation, radio production, control room operation, studio preparation, production meetings, field reporting and game preparation.

As part of the training the class will l have the opportunity to earn a guest hosting spot on SiriusXM NFL Radio and one of the league’s United Kingdom broadcasting partners during the 2012 season.

Here are the list of current and former players expected to take part:





David Anderson

Free Agent (WAS)

Kris Jenkins

Retired (NYJ, CAR)

Adam Archuleta*

Retired (CHI, WAS, STL)

Mike Karney

Retired (STL, NO)

Chad Brown

Retired (NE, PIT, SEA)

Corey Mays

Retired (KC, CIN, NE)

Troy Brown

Retired (NE)

Kevin O’Connell

Free Agent (NYJ)

Melvin Bullitt

Free Agent (IND)

Tony Pashos

Free Agent (CLE)

Nate Burleson


Jarrett Payton

Retired (TEN)

David Caldwell


Brady Poppinga

Free Agent (STL)

Patrick Crayton

Free Agent (SD)

Michael Robinson


Joel Dreessen


Mark Tauscher

Retired (GB)

John Fina*

Retired (ARI, BUF)

Leonard Weaver

Retired (PHI, SEA)

Kendall Gammon

Retired (KC, NO, PIT)

Micheal Young*

Retired (ARI)

Shayne Graham


Here are the talent and production staff that make-up the teaching corps for the program:

Name Network
Glenn Adamo NFL Films
Kenny Albert FOX
Brian Baldinger NFL Network
Rocky Boiman Boot Camp Class of ‘11
Alexandra Brady NFL Network
Bill Brown FOX
James Brown CBS, Showtime
Quentin Carter Big Ten Network
Mark Champion NFL play-by-play
Steve Cohen SiriusXM
Greg Cosell NFL Films
Howard David Dial Global Radio
Howard Deneroff Dial Global Radio
John Entz FOX
Victor Frank CBS
Rob Gill NFL Films
Bob Goodrich Media Consultant
Annie Hoffman Goodrich Media Consultant
Ron Jaworski ESPN
Arthur Joseph NFL Network Consultant
Howard Katz NFL
Gerry Matalon ESPN
Dick Maxwell NFL
Curt Menefee FOX
Steve Menzel NFL Films
Russ Molloy CBS Sports Network
Nick Pavlatos SiriusXM
Derek Rackley Big Ten Network
Pete Radovich CBS
Jason Romano ESPN
Mike Rosenstein NFL Films
Michelle Salvatore Compass Media
Gerry Sandusky WBAL-TV, Ravens
Bardia Shah-Rais NFL Network
Ray Smaltz FOX Sports
Chip Swain NFL Films
Jacob Ullman FOX
Dick Vermeil Former NFL coach/broadcaster
Mark Wolff CBS