ALL-STAR CLASSIC FOOTBALL DOUBLEHEADER KICKS-OFF IN ORANGE COUNTY JAN. 26, Game Jan 27
First Ever National All Stars from Historically Black Colleges and Universities
First Regional Southern California High School All Stars
The Henry T. Nicholas Foundation is sponsoring the inaugural all-star classic consisting of the Southern California Bowl and American Heritage Bowl debuting on Saturday, Jan 26 at Cal State Fullerton's Titan Stadium. ESPN will air both games.
The Southern California Bowl is the first regional all star game featuring southern California's best senior student-athletes. The Coastal "Navy" all-stars with players from Orange County, San Diego and Imperial counties will battle the Inland "Marines" squad representing San Bernardino and Riverside.
The American Heritage Bowl is the first football game ever to assemble the HBCU's top senior players in an all-star event. Ricky Comegy of Jackson State University will serve as head coach of the Southwest "Marines" team pitted against the Northeast "Navy" all-stars coached by Delaware State's Al Lavan. Former Los Angeles Rams great Leroy Irvin will act as honorary coach. Halftime ceremonies will include check presentations by Dr. Henry Nicholas to the Wounded Warrior project, National Military Family Association, Freedom Alliance and Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. For more information including schools, players and coaches, visit www.fightonfoundation.org
- Jay Noonan, Event director
- Dr. Henry T. Nicholas event sponsor (co-founder of Broadcom)
- American Heritage Bowl College Coaches Al Lavan and Rick Comegy
- Southern California Bowl High School Coaches, Harry Welch and Matt Logan
- Short interviews and footage of both teams in practice.
VIDEO PROVIDED BY: "The Henry T. Nicholas Foundation"
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