LA Rams linebacker gives back at Red Bank Regional

Garrett Sickels returned to his high school alma mater to give the Red Bank Regional defensive line a 30-minute tutorial on technique and what it takes to get to the quarterback.  The 2012 RBR graduate was a US Army All-American during his high school days and went on to Penn State where he had 6.5 sacks and 47 tackles in his redshirt junior campaign earning defensive MVP honors in 2016.  Sickels chose to enter the 2017 NFL Draft over returning to Happy Valley as a redshirt senior.  Many were surprised when the Nittany Lions defensive end was not drafted.  What followed was a roller coaster trip on NFL practice squads.  After stints with the Indianapolis Colts and Cleveland Browns, Sickels landed on his third practice squad in Los Angeles.  Switching from a 4-3 defensive end to an outside linebacker, Sickels was activated for the Rams final regular season game.  He was re-signed by Los Angeles for 2018 and enters training camp looking to contribute to the Rams linebacking corps.  Thanks to head coach Nick Giglio and Garrett, JSZ gets an inside look of a young NFL player inspiring high school players with great instruction and the mindset it takes to succeed on and off the football field:

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