Written by Jonathan Tilly
BOSTON, Mass. - The 2nd annual 2016 Globe Bowl presented by the National Bowl event company is officially set to be played at Salisbury High School Football Stadium in Allentown, PA on Sunday April 3, 2016 at 10:30am with practices at Hokey AA's Bob Warke Field in Whitehall, PA starting April 1st. The Globe Bowl weekend will start with the 6th annual National Pro Day Scouting combine at Game Time Indoor ran by CFL Montreal Alouettes Scout Russ Lande a long time NFL executive with the Cleveland Browns. The Globe Bowl is the only post-season Spring College Football all-star game consisting of top All-American and All-Conference seniors from FCS, D2, D3, and pro free agents. The Globe Bowl organizers are responsible for the elite NFL scouted National Bowl and FCS Bowl in Miami at FIU attended by over 10 NFL teams and 40 total scouts. The Globe Bowls focus is a global game focused on other leagues besides the NFL in the USA and abroad. The Globe Bowl will be attended by the Canadian Football League's (CFL) Montreal Alouettes and 5 pro arena teams including the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks and the Cental Penn Capital's General Manager Kevin O'Hanlon. This year Pro Russian football Scout and Coach Bobby Rome will be in attendance and assist in coaching and advice to player looking to play pro in Europe. Several of last years players are currently playing abroad in Italy, German, and Australia.
The Globe Bowl showcases only the most elite All-American and All-Conference seniors from around the world that travel to the game from as far as Mexico, Canada, and California representing over 400 Division 2,3, and FCS schools. The bowl rosters are unique in that it gives the CFL & Arena scouts a chance to view and get to know some of the best players from smaller schools who may be eyeing alternative leagues following the NFL Draft in April. The 2016 Globe Bowl will be head coached by returning coaches including long time National Bowl Coaches James Parham who is the former Offensive Line/ Defensive Line Coach of the Trenton Freedom and Lehigh Valley Steelhawks who will head coach the "Red Team" while National Bowl Defensive Coordinator and New York Giants Coach of the Week Jim Collins will head coach the "White Team." Additional Assistant Coaches include local coaches Chris Drayton of the Lehigh Valley Steelers, former Steelhawk Chad Clark, Alan Stokes, and many more. NGSC Sports and several media partnrs will on hand covering media and live radio streaming.
Players are flying into the area from powerhouse schools like Texas Tech, Merrimack, Wesley, Albright and many more who will all be showing their skills in Allentown!
The Globe Bowl weekend will start on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Game Time FieldHouse-Velocity in Breinigsville, PA at 10:00am with the 6th annual National Pro Day Scouting Combine. Official game time of the 2nd annual Globe Bowl is 10:30am on Sunday April 3, 2016 at Salisbury TWP High School Stadium.
For more info go to the http://www.globebowl.org website.