Nine Golden Tigers selected for Russell Athletic HBCU Bowl
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (December 1, 2010) – Nine Tuskegee University Golden Tigers have been selected to play in the Russell Athletic HBCU Bowl, scheduled for December 18, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. ET in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.
#1 Nykeem Barton, RB, Brewton, AL
#3 Antoine Mitchell, WR, Atlanta, GA
#7 Joshua Harris, QB, Mobile, AL
#17 Ronald Smith, DB, Birmingham, AL
#28 Kelvin Robbins, LB, Birmingham, AL
#29 Danny Anderson, DE, Butler, AL
#43 Darian Barnes, DE, Milledgeville, GA
#57 Brian King, LB, Atlanta, GA
#63 Michael Stevens, OL, Montgomery, AL
The Russell Athletic HBCU Bowl was created for the HBCU Football Student Athlete as a reward for outstanding work that senior players have displayed throughout their collegiate career. It has also been developed as a tool for these players to display their talent against the best HBCU football players in the country, in front of (32) NFL professional teams and personnel, along with the CFL and UFL.
NFL scouts will administer the HBCU Bowl workout combine on Monday morning, December 13, 2010 at the Georgia Dome and the HBCU Bowl banquet is that Monday evening at the Georgia Aquarium Ballroom.
The practice sessions during the week will be held at Clark Atlanta University facilities.
The players will visit the Children Health-Care of Atlanta Hospital on Thursday and Friday.
Log on to www.ticketmaster.com to purchase tickets. For more information on the game, go to www.hbcubowl.com .