Monday, March 15, 2010


Game set to play in Charleston, W.V. on March 27th

Eden Prairie, Minn. - Brevard College linebacker Stanley Jones was selected to the fourteenth annual All-American Bowl College All Star game which will be played Saturday, March 27, 2010 at University of Charleston Laidley Field in Charleston, West Virginia, at 1:05 p.m.

This year’s game will showcase some of the nation’s top Division II and III college seniors and free agent football players, hosted by the Charleston West Virginia Convention and Visitors Bureau. The players are selected for their outstanding football careers and with the game being played in beautiful Charleston, West Virginia the concentration of players will be coming from east coast football teams. Pre-game events include: Scouting Combine, Practice and singing competition to perform the National Anthem at the game.

Jones, a senior from Spartanburg, S.C., finished his career at Brevard College as the all-time leader in tackles 344 tackles and led the South Atlantic Conference in tackles and tackles per game this season with 116 total tackles with an average of 10.5 per game to go with four sacks and 12 tackles for loss in being named to the Don Hansen’s All-Super Region Two squad as a First Team selection in 2009.

Jones has also received numerous accolades, including being selected as a Preseason All-American Honorable mention in 2009 and Jones was a First team All-SAC linebacker in 2009, and a Second Team All-SAC linebacker in 2008.

Many top players have gone on to further their football careers after playing in the All American Bowl. Chris Hanson, Marshall University, Punter: is the current punter for the New England Patriots; Maurice Hicks, Montgomery College, Running Back: signed as an undrafted free-agent with the Chicago Bears, also played for the San Francisco 49ers and the Minnesota Vikings; Keith Williams, St. Cloud State, Running Back: signed by the Green Bay Packers and went on to play for the Barcelona Dragons, Iowa Barnstormers, and New York Dragons.

"For the fans in and around Charleston the All American Bowl is an opportunity to see outstanding football and for the players the game could be the culmination of a great football career or the beginning of a new one." - Spokesman for the All American Bowl

About the All American Bowl
The All American Bowl began in 1996 in Minnesota. It is designed to bring together the country’s top Division II and III college seniors and free agents to compete in an All-Star bowl setting. The All American Bowl has been held annually at Mall of America Field at the HHH Metrodome, as well as several other great locations across the country like, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Dayton Beach and Miami, Florida and now Charleston, WV.

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