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NFLPA Rookie Debut 2011 to Air on YouTube - April 30 at 10 p.m. today announced that they have joined with NFL PLAYERS to present the "NFLPA ROOKIE DEBUT 2011," an hour-long broadcast that will air exclusively on the NFLPA’s YouTube Channel on Saturday, April 30 at 10 p.m. EST.  The special will feature in-depth interviews with newly drafted players, profiles on their journeys to the NFL, insight  from current players and more.   A trailer for the show is available at

The broadcast will air live from the Cipriani on Wall Street and be hosted by former NFL stars Kevin Carter, Willie McGinest and Brian Mitchell. The program will provide football fans with their first complete look at the newly drafted players, experience candid interviews from the new Legends and hear from their favorite NFL players as the Draft week comes to a close.

Among the rookies slated to appear include Blaine Gabbert, Mark Ingram, Von Miller, Mike Pouncey,  Julio Jones and others.  Also on hand that evening will be current NFL players, including Maurice Jones-Drew, Ray Rice, Sam Bradford, Tony Richardson and more,  along with Hall of Famers, including Warren Moon, Eric Dickerson and Marshall Faulk. is a unique online social community and football instructional training resource that is an official partner of NFL PLAYERS.   As the largest online community of NFL players, the social environment enables fans to interact for FREE with more than 1,200 players via features similar to Facebook, Twitter & YouTube.

The focal point of the site is the "Legends in Training" aspect that features NFL players teaching each position on the football field, via high-definition, state-of-the-art video instruction.  Student-athletes can learn position skills while being graded on their performances from players that include Jerome Bettis, Michael Vick, Tony Gonzalez, Larry Fitzgerald, Darren Sharper, Kevin Carter, Jason Witten and many others.  The subscription-based training element takes player instruction to a new level, especially since it includes the exclusive opportunity to learn from an NFL player. launched at the start of the 2010 NFL season.