The Inaugural Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, presented by JuniorRank Sports and the United States Marine Corps is going to be played on January 3, 2012 at Chase Field in Phoenix.
Saturday, the bowl introduced the six players that will be representing Arizona in the game. Players were both nominated and selected based on their rankings nationally as well as their ability to immediately impact their chosen college program. The players include:
-Zachary Hoffpauir, Defensive Back from Centennial High School (committed to Cal)
-Zach Hemmila, Offensive Lineman from Chandler High School (committed to Arizona)
-Javon Williams, Wide Receiver from Chandler High School (undecided)
-Jaxon Hood, Defensive Tackle from Hamilton High School (committed to Boston College)
-Josh Weeks, Wide Receiver from Show Low High School (committed to BYU)
-Avery Moss, Wide Receiver/defensive back from Corona del Sol High School (undecided)
Many High School coaches from around the state of Arizona will be coaching the East and West teams in the game. The coaches include:
-Steve Belles, Hamilton – West team Head Coach
-Mike Johnson, Hamilton – West team Running Backs Coach/Specials
-Shaun Aguano, Chandler – West team Quarterback Coach
-John Sanders, Saguaro – West team Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs Coach
-Lane Reynolds, Hamilton – West team Linebackers Coach
-Christopher Chick, Saguaro – East team Offensive Line Coach
The Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl will also have a skills competition combine on January 2nd at Chase Field which will be open to the public.
The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network at 4pm on January 3rd.
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