The Portsmouth Sports Club just celebrated its 72nd Annual Jamboree on March 1st at the Women’s Club of Portsmouth.
The featured speaker was Dre Bly, formerly of Western Branch High School in Chesapeake,, VA and a graduate of the University of North Carolina. He had a distinguished NFL career. Dre was drafted by the Rams in 1999, and spent time with St. Louis, Detroit, Denver, San Francisco, and again with Detroit, finishing his career in 2010.
Dre was a consensus All American at UINC in 1997 1998, played twice in the Pro Bowl, an All-Pro in 2003, and was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2014. In 2017, Dre was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.