Cigarette Racing to sponsor local 7v7 organization


Saturday, Cigarette Racing and CEO Alex Ruiz announced a partnership with the Miami Immortals during the team trials at Miami St. Brendan Catholic. It should be the first of its kind.

In addition to financially supporting the organization, Ruiz and Cigarette Racing plan to film and produce a film series that follows the team throughout the 7v7 circuit and through the players’ senior seasons in hopes of putting highlight the talents and personal lives of these. competing at the highest level of high school football as they balance life, football and make the decision of where they will play at the next level. The Immortals have sent talent to Miami, Texas A&M, West Virginia, Auburn, Tulane, and other college football programs across the country.

Several prospects with Power 5 deals are expected to be on the list this spring and summer. The group is led by five-star Miami receiver Gulliver Prep Jalen brown, which calls for offers from Miami, Florida, Michigan, Notre Dame, Texas, Oregon, State of Florida, Auburn, Ole Miss and several others.

Ruiz spoke with InsideTheU about the partnership and the impact he hopes to have through it.

“We think it’s a great way to give back to the community and help kids stay on the streets and play football,” Ruiz said. “We think 7v7 programs are great developmental programs and a great way for kids to be seen by different colleges and help them to level up and be the best. create a platform for the kids that can be broadcast all over the country and reach as many hands as possible so that the kids can get a promotion from the team.Also we want the kids to be in the best clothes, travel accommodations and are at the best events possible and we think this is a great way to do that with Cigarette Racing. As CEO I think it was a great decision and we are very excited. “

Rudy Trevino is the founder of the Miami Immortals and he is touched by the opportunity Ruiz offers.

“I am very grateful for the opportunity to bless some of the kids in our downtown Miami-Dade neighborhoods,” Trevino said. “The fact that the Ruiz family welcomes us with open arms for a lot of the things they plan to do for the program, it will benefit the kids in the long run. Just the environment changes, being able to show the kids around the college. It’s gonna be a lot easier to get these kids across the country to see different things. That’s a blessing. “

Jose Duasso, who is a key member of the organization’s talent acquisition efforts, is also thrilled with the opportunity the Ruiz family is offering their players.

“We are very lucky for the Ruiz family here at the Miami Immortals. They are on a mission to help the community and getting involved in 7v7 is definitely one way to do it. We help keep the kids away. the streets with travel and practice while helping them see colleges on those trips. They’re going to help us achieve our goals and take it to the next level, “said Duasso.

For now, the Immortals plan to compete in tournaments in Miami, Orlando, Las Vegas and New Orleans over the next few months.

Other Power 5 talent set to make the list, including Miami Killian Top247 athlete Robby washington and his twin brother Bobby, a linebacker. their teammate Stanquan clark is a four-star linebacker who is garnering a lot of interest in schools across the country, including Miami. All three are expected to be at UM’s Elite Prospect Day on January 22nd.

Homestead Wide Receiver Richard dandridge, Miami Northwestern Wide Receiver Andy Jean, Miami defensive backs Gulliver Prep Daniel Harris and Antonio Smith, Miami Palmetto wide receiver Derrick Bohler, and the running back from Northwestern Miami Jamari Ford are others who have Power 5 offers.

Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas 2024 quarterback leads the team at quarterback. Tyler aronson.


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