The Mobile Virtual Player hit the practice field during a Pittsburgh Steelers minicamp. Said Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin of the remote-controlled tackling dummy developed at Dartmouth:
“It’s an awesome piece of football technology. I am always interested in ways to utilize technology in terms of teaching football. We are excited to get a close look at it.
“The applications we are quickly finding are endless. It never gets tired. It runs at an appropriate football speed. All of the position groups are getting an opportunity to use it.CLICK HERE to read the story and watch the video.
•How widespread has news of the MVP and Coach Buddy Teevens' non-tackling movement become? Check out a story from Australia's Sydney Morning Herald HERE.