ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – 18 Sports caught up with NTL Football players to see who inspired them to enter the sport.

NTL Football season is just over one week away and teams are ready to hit the gridiron once again. At this year’s NTL Media Day in Waverly, 18 Sports asked players from around the league, who inspired them to play football?

The annual NTL Media Day took place at Shepard Hills Golf Course in Waverly. 18 Sports will have more on the upcoming NTL season on-air and online.