15 CIAA Players Shine in Front of 13 NFL Teams at the FCS National Bowl

December 10, 2017 | Daytona Beach, FL- Seven CIAA member institutions were represented at the 2017 FCS Bowl and National Bowl games held in Daytona, Florida. A total of 15 CIAA student-athletes traveled to the National Bowl weekend from Elizabeth City State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Lincoln University (PA), Shaw University, Virginia State University, Virginia Union University, and Winston-Salem State Unviersity.

The inaugural FCS National Bowl was played in December 2014 at FIU Stadium and moved to Daytona Beach Stadium in Daytona Beach, FL in 2016 which is home to FCS Bethune-Cookman Football. The National Bowl and FCS Bowl all star weekend for Non-FBS schools has been the only games of its kind to attract numerous NFL & CFL scouts.

The rosters gives NFL/CFL scouts a chance to view and get to know some of the best players from smaller schools over the bowl weekend. The FCS National Bowl is coached by pro coaches and features coaches such as NFL Coach Mike Stock formerly of the Green Bay Packers,who returned and coached the FCS Bowl. The game has been attended by scouts from the NFL's St Louis Rams, Kansas City Chiefs, Atlanta Falcons, Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49er's, Philadelphia Eagles, Chicago Bears, and has even seen scouting directors fly in. All 32 NFL teams receive and review the FCS National Bowl film as the game and practice film are distributed directly to all NFL teams by NFL Films. 

Only the best College All-American and All Conference college football seniors play National Bowl weekend in the "FCS National Bowl" TM and "National Bowl Game." TM

Final Score: National Team (Blue) 19, American Team (White) 7

2017 FCS BOWL ROSTER

NATIONAL TEAM (BLUE) – HEAD COACH MIKE STOCK

NO. FIRST LAST SCHOOL POS. HT WT
1 Brandon Mayes Western Illinois University DB/S  5'11 195
2 Joshua Burns Bethel University DB/S  5'10 200
3 Jaquatin Victrum Clark Atlanta University LB/OLB 5'11 199
4 Randall Laguerre Central Connecticut State University LB  6'2 235
6 Tyrin Holloway Western Illinois University DB/CB 6'1 200
7 Chris Hardeman Houston Baptist University DB/CB/SS 5'8 195
8 Andre Fuller II McNeese State University DB/S  6'0 201
9 Henry Pryor Valdosta State University DT/NG 6'3 305
10 James Graves University of Central Arkansas LB  6'0 235
11 Jared Beard Kentucky Weslyan College WR 6'2 222
12 Daquan Neal Elizabeth City State University QB/WR 6'2 195
13 Deandre Jackson Clark Atlanta University WR/SLOT 5'4 160
14 Tevin Spells Florida A & M University RB/ Special Teams 5'10   210
15 Xavier Quick Winston-Salem State University RB 5'9 224
16 Zachary Cunha Minot State University QB 6'3 230
17 Karl Calhoun Virginia Union University LB  5'11 225
18 Thomas Lucas Duquesne University WR 6,2 215
19 Derius Jones Eastern Kentucky University PR/KR/WR 5'10 185
20 Dexter Reese Alabama A&M University DB/CB 5'9 167
21 Dezmond Wortham Howard University RB 5'11 205
22 Dallas Baldner Valdosta State University WR/KR/PR 6'0 190
23 Cannon Thomas Fort Valley State University LB/MLB 6'2 232
24 KaRonte Donaldson Fort Valley State University DB/CB 6'2 185
25 Jim Cooper Wagner College K 6'1 205
26 Terrance Bryant Valdosta State University WR/PR/FS 6'2 207
28 Jevon Elmore Central Connecticut State University DB/CB 5'10 185
30 Felix Menard-Briere University of Montreal PUNTER/K 5'11 182
31 Harry Freeman Hampton University DB/CB 6'2, 180
32 Rameses Owens Lincoln University (PA) RB 6'2 225
33 Eric Martin Stetson University DB   6'0 196
34 Elijah Smith Lincoln University (PA) WR/KR/PR 5'10 170
40 Garrett Dolan Houston Baptist University LB/ILB/FB 6'2 240
41 Odie Harris Shaw University DB/FS/CB 6'3 185
42 Jordan Germany Valdosta State University RB 5'10 210
44 Jeb Boudreaux Stetson University DB/SS  5'9 200
45 Trysten Ross Bemidji State University LB/ILB 6'2 232
46 Malik Slater Valdosta State University LB/MLB/OLB 6'0 232
48 Brandon  Lynch Virginia State University LB/WLB 6'1 225
51 Tyrone Jacobs University of Arkansas Monticello OL  6'3 ½ 307
54 Howard Bush Lane College OL  6''3 308
55 Timmy Hamilton Jr. Friends University DE  6'4 230
56 Jerrell Timmons Elizabeth City State University DT/DE 6'2 275
58 Niko Daniello Bemidji State University LB 6'2 225
70 Christopher Paulk Virginia Union University OL/LG/OC 6'4 320
74 Xaiver Bradford Virginia Union University OL/OG/OT 6'5 380
77 Kevin Battle Valdosta State University OL/OC/LG 6'5 337
78 Andrew Marshall Valdosta State University OL/OT 6'8 330
84 Kalias Robertson Alabama A&M University TE/SLOT 6'4 223
88 Trevon Saunders Urbana university WR/KR  5'9 167
89 John Williams Wagner College WR 6'6 210
90 Deion Pierre Samford University LB/MLB 6'3 230
91 Jonathan Boissonneault-Glaou Polytechnique of Montreal / U of Montreal LB 6'0 235
93 Jacob Wirsching Bemidji State University DE/LS 6'4 250
95 Averee Giles Alabama A&M University DT/NG 6'0 340
99 Jeffrey Fallabel Stetson University DE  6'4 247
             
      AMERICAN TEAM (WHITE) – HEAD COACH CHRIS THOMPSON      
             
NO. FIRST LAST SCHOOL POS. HT WT
1 Andre Price Lincoln University (PA) WR 6'4 210
2 Everett Nicholas V Mississippi Valley State University DB/CB 6'0 190
3 Samuel Anojulu Cheyney University of Pennsylvania DB/S/CB  6'4 200
4 Paris Wilcox Rocky Mountain College DB/CB 5'10 188
5 Braylyn Cook Morehead State University DB/CB 6'0 186
6 Connor Iwema Southern Illinois University WR/KR/PR 6' ¼ 200
7 Glenn Harris Wayne State College DB/S/CB  6'1 190
8 Carlo Thomas Johnson C. Smith University DB/FS 6'2 185
9 Edward Kirkland Benedict College DB/SS  6'0 207
10 Austin Balthazor Northwestern State University DB/S  6'0 190
11 Daniel Martinez Wayland Baptist University K 5'10 210
12 Carlos Quintero Shaw University QB 6'2 200
13 Kenyatte Allen Jr. Robert Morris University QB 6'0 190
14 Jamiel Hines Cheyney University of Pennsylvania LB  5'10 215
16 Patrick Rowland II University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff WR/KR/PR 5'10 ½ 175
17 Donald Jones Jr Shaw University DB/CB 5'9 180
18 Garry  Chouloute Webber International University QB 6'4 195
19 Okechi Ntiasagwe Benedict College WR 6'3 200
20 Terrence Bailey Webber International University LB/DB 6'2 215
21 Josh Stevens Angelo State University RB 5'9 175
22 Dajuan Darling Lakeland University DB/SS/CB 5'11 205
23 Casey Eyman Angelo State University 6'1 185
24 Osband Thompson Jr. Tuskegee University LB  6'1 210
25 Naiquan Thomas Fairmont State DB/S  6"0 210
26 Jonah McCutcheon Tuskegee University DB/S/CB/HOLDER 6'2' 198
27 Keyson Dingle Cheyney University of Pennsylvania LB  6'1 230
28 Chazz Middlebrook MacMurray College RB 5'7 200
31 Josh Lewis Friends University LB  6'0 220
32 Eugene Bethea Southeastern Louisiana University RB 6'0 230
34 Chaplin Johnson-Davis Cheyney University of Pennsylvania LB/MLB 5'7 200
35 Keith Love Wayne State University DE  6'0 240
38 Pernel Rattray Jr Jacksonville University RB/WR 5'10 225
41 Kahlil Dawson Portland State University WR/KR/PR 5'9 180
43 Jake Sutherland Morehead State University TE 6'5 253
44 Grant Coonce Angelo State University DE/DT 6'4 280
45 Joshua Dillard Urbana University LB 6'1 230
47 Dylan Banks Butler University LB  6'0 235
50 Kenyatta Dunbar Gardner Webb LB/ILB/OLB 5'11 214
53 Danny Banks Butler University LB/OLB 6'0 240
54 Aj Hantak Eastern Illinois University LS 6'4 240
56 Connor Andras* Butler University DE 6'2 250
68 Michael Williams Jacksonville University OL/DL 6'5 315
70 Logan Gunderson Minot State University OL/OC 6'2 300
74 Liam Maloney Morehead State University OL  6'5 320
75 Mitch Butterfield Friends University OL/OG/OC 6'2 305
76 Skyler Prol Southern University A&M OL/RT/RG 6'6 310
77 Jaleel Roberts Jacksonville University OL  6'0 295
80 Joby Embrey Morehead State University TE 6'5 255
81 Dominic Bonner University of Minnesota Duluth WR/PR/KR 6'0 195
87 Trevante Long Shaw University WR/PR 6'2 219
88 Darvin Kidsy Texas Southern KR/PR/WR 6'0 185
90 Freddie Hart Shorter University DT  6'2 290
93 Richard Johnson Howard University DE/DT 6'4 265
97 Andre Wilson Alabama State University DT  6'0 300
98 Jeremiah Mitchell Austin Peay State University LB 6'1 230
99 Bishop Woods Murray State University DL 6'2 290