Camp Blitz is a youth football camp conducted by former NFL players Travis Brown (Quarterback, Colts/Bills/Seahawks) and Todd McMillon (Cornerback, Bears). Camps offer kids the opportunity to get top quality instruction from not only professional athletes, but also from some of the best coaches the valley has to offer. Camp Blitz does not only give participants football instruction, but also emphasizes the importance of great character in every area of life. Life Skills will be taught during all our camps. Read the below testimonies for more information on Travis Brown and Todd McMillon. Stay tuned for camps coming to a location near you.
Travis began his football career at Moon Valley High School in Phoenix. He then received a scholarship to Northern Arizona University where he started for four seasons, playing in 43 games, earning All-American honors and setting numerous school records including season and career passing yards (11,400) and season and career touchdowns (86). He was inducted into the NAU Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004.
National Football League
After his college playing career, Travis went on to play six seasons in the National Football League. He played for the Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills and Indianapolis Colts. During his time in the NFL, Travis had the privilege to work with some of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the game including: Donovan McNabb, Drew Bledsoe and Peyton Manning. He was also taught by many of the great coaches of his time at the quarterback position including: Steve Axman, Tony Dungy, Jim Zorn, Brad Childress, Mike Holmgren, Sam Wyche, Steve Kragthorpe, Kevin Gilbride, and Jim Caldwell.
Travis uses his experiences and his resources to give quarterbacks the greatest opportunity to succeed by teaching them all the details associated with playing the quarterback position, as well as the skills to be leaders on and off the field.
During his professional life Travis has enjoyed giving his time and resources to help out his community. He has been involved with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Athletes in Action as well as many others. Travis resides in Peoria, Arizona with his wife Corinna and their 5 children.
All About Todd McMillon
Todd was a standout since his high school playing days in Cerritos, California. He was a 2 time all San Gabriel Valley offensive/defensive selection, Press Telegram All-County selection and 605 All Star Game selection. He played cornerback, wide receiver and running back. Todd also earned 3 letters in track. His senior year he received a football scholarship to Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.
Northern Arizona University
At Northern Arizona University, Todd was a 4 year letter winner starting sparingly as a true freshman at cornerback. Beginning his sophomore season he became a 3 year starter at NAU contributing to a Big Sky Conference defensive powerhouse. After missing his junior season because of medical reasons Todd came back his senior to earn his teams Most Improved Player Award and All Big Sky Honors.
Todd was later signed by the Canadian Football League out of college were he played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders for 1997 to 1999. Todd quickly made a name for himself at the cornerback position. He was nominated as the team’s nominee for Rookie of the Year. After excelling in the CFL Todd was a high sought after cornerback from various NFL teams.
Todd signed a two year deal with the Chicago Bears. After playing sparingly his first year with the team, the Bears later allocated Todd at the end of his first season to NFL Europe. He played 10 games for the Frankfurt Galaxy and was named to the All –NFL Europe team concluding his stint with a league high 19 pass deflections.
Upon is return to the Bears from NFL Europe, Todd hit the ground running. That year he enjoyed his first career start in the NFL and continued his outstanding play on special teams. While on the Bears McMillon became known as a special team standout and a reserve cornerback. Todd finished his 5 year NFL run all with the Chicago Bears.
Todd was a professional on and off the field. He participated in various community out reach programs during his time in Chicago. His favorite was participating in the Organ Donor Program at the various high schools with Walter Payton’s wife. Todd resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife and their 3 children.