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UNI's Johnson and Hall hold football camp in Cedar Falls

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A couple of former UNI football players who are now in the NFL returned to the Cedar Valley to give back.

David Johnson and Deiondre'  Hall held a youth football camp this morning at Cedar Falls high school.

More then two hundred kids participated in the youth football camp....

Hall and Johnson had talked about collaborating on a project during their playing days with the Panthers---

And they say the camp sold out within a matter of hours once the word got out.

Hall is looking forward to making some noise after being drafted in April by the Chicago Bears and Johnson is coming off a sensational rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals .

Both Johnson and Hall credit UNI with providing them with the foundation to realize their dreams.

David Johnson said, Cedar Falls community the school was great to me--I had the best five years any college player could have. With the community backing us up with so much support-- so much help from all the teachers-- its great to come back. "

Deiondre' Hall said, "It's huge you know you just have to give credit to UNI --myself,  I am bless to be in the position as well as David and he is a rising star--I hope to be where he is one day. "

Both Johnson and Hall volunteered their services for the camp.

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