Live At The Opening Finals

The premiere high school 7-on-7 football event is finally here and, once again, Eastbay will be live on the scene. Nike’s The Opening Finals is an incredible four day showcase for the top high school football players and will be packed full of pro athletes and surprise appearances. This year, the event will take place at The Star in Frisco, Texas from June 30 to July 3. Make sure to follow Eastbay’s Instagram and Snapchat account for a backstage pass to all of the action. And keep tuning back to this blog post throughout the week for daily updates from the Lone Star State.

Click here to take a look at this year’s loaded Finals roster and flash back to last year’s Opening here.


Sunday, July 1

The Opening Finals started with a bang on Sunday as some of the most elusive players in the nation put on a show. And with every cut, juke, and spin, they had the perfect cleat for their skill set — the Nike Alpha Menace. Check out the highlights and some of this year’s gear below and make sure to pick up your own pair of Alpha Menace cleats by clicking here.

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  • Nike The Opening Vapor Untouchable
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  • Nike The Opening Star


Monday, July 2

The focus on Monday was on the lineman. The most powerful players in the game went toe-to-toe in intense battles and they did so while lacing up in the Nike Force Savage cleats. They have the comfort, support, and stability that big men need. Check out the day’s action below and make sure to pick up your own pair of Nike Force Savage cleats by clicking here.

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Pro Athlete Interviews

We figured, when it came to breaking down the latest cleats, who better to hear from than some of the greatest players in the world. Check out their interviews with @iknowfootball below.

Rob Gronkowski


Malik Jefferson


Solomon Thomas


Trent Williams


Tuesday, July 3

It was time to turn our sights onto the fastest players on the field — the ones who torch their opponents. These game-breaking speedsters lace up in the new Nike Vapor Untouchable football cleats, which are designed to make them even faster during every snap. They are built from the ground up to take each player from fast to untouchable. You can pick up your own pair here and check out our daily recap video below.

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That’s a wrap from this year’s Nike The Opening. The best high school football players in the nation put on a show in the latest Nike football gear and we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Make sure to grab the gear that the players were rocking by clicking here.



  • Latisha Edwards /coach Tish:

    Hi I’m the mother of Herbert Bradford I would like to know the age limits where they can and cannot go to the Nike camp

  • Eastbay:

    Is this regarding an article on the Eastbay blog? If so, which article? Can we please get more details regarding the camp?

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Live At The Opening Finals

Tune in throughout the week for daily updates from The Opening Finals, the nation's premiere high school 7-on-7 football event.

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