Carson City, CA – Southern Utah quarterback Brad Sorensen and Appalachian State cornerback Demetrius McCray headline a contingent of 15 FCS players in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at the Home Depot Center on Saturday.
Sorensen, who set numerous single-season and career records at Southern Utah, including 9,445 passing yards and 61 touchdowns over his three seasons, will play for the American squad. He is projected to be a mid-round NFL draft choice in April.
McCray was named to The Sports Network FCS All-America third team after he intercepted four passes and helped lead the Southern Conference for the second straight season. He will play for the National squad.
Joining Sorensen on the American squad are Alabama State quarterback Greg Jenkins, Fordham offensive lineman Lloyd Morrison Jr., Alabama A&M offensive lineman, Eugene Joaquenssi, South Carolina State safety Jakar Hamilton, Northern Iowa cornerback J.J. Swain, Lamar linebacker/defensive end Marcus Malbrough and Illinois State linebacker/defensive end Nate Palmer.
Villanova wide receiver Norman White was a recent addition to the National squad. Also on the roster are wide receivers Xavier Boyce of Norfolk State, Trey Diller of Sam Houston State and Kevin Norrell of Stony Brook as well as Fordham quarterback Ryan Higgins and Sacramento State tight end T.J. Knowles.
Former NFL head coaches Herm Edwards and Dick Vermeil will lead the American and National teams, respectively. Player Ambassadors for the game include former NFL standouts Terrell Davis, Lorenzo Neal and Andre Reed.
Saturday's game will be broadcast on ESPN2 beginning at 6 p.m. ET.