The University of Lakeland joined the world of eSport. The university’s athletic variety programme included eSports. It also named Ahman Green as his eSports Head Coach for former Green Bay Packers.
Green, the alltime leading rusher of the Packers, played in the NFL for 12 seasons, including two Packers stints.
Green has always been a player and his interest in eSports has grown after leaving football in 2009.
“I’ve been watching it, following it for about 7-8 years and prior to that just being a gamer, myself reading magazines, reading articles where everything has been going,” said Veronika Green. I’m running into the video Blockbuster to rent the Madden in 1995 so I could play in a tower in my dorm room and it was always there.”It’s always been underground tournaments. When I was a college student at the University of Nebraska, my teammates. I’m running to Blockbuster video to go rent a copy of Madden 1995 so we can compete in a tournament in my dorm room and it’s always been there.”This was always underground tournaments because my team-mates were a pre-college student at University Nebraska.
There’s no exclusion from it, man, woman. White, black, Asian, It doesn’t matter. You belong to it. You’re a family,’ said Green on Wednesday. “The great beauty of eSports includes everyone and everyone. “That’s the part I love about it I could be at E3. I could be at Comic Con and I run into somebody and their face just lights up when they recognise who I am. And their face just goes like, why are you here. I’m a dork just like you.” The eSports club of Lakeland currently has over 30 Students who helped stimulate the interest in creating a varsity team.
“Many people say eSports are not a sport. (Ahman Green’s) views it as a sport and I do, too. I wrote a whole paper on it, and to identify it as a gamer, it makes me feel comfortable.
In addition to the 18 gaming stations, six consoles and a salon area for spectators, it will renovate the University’s existing 3,000-square-four foot space.
Green hopes to modify the gamers ‘ stereotype. In the offspring, he plans to practise with them while also teaching them good health habits and nutrition programmes.