Nashville, TN Standout DAMON OWENS Picked For
FBU Youth All-American Bowl
Youth Game Modeled after the U.S. Army All-American Bowl
Nashville, TN – (12/10/2015)– All American Games and Football University are proud to announce that Damon Owens, a 7th-grader from Nashville, TN, has been selected to play in the 2016 FBU Youth All-American Bowl taking place in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, January 9, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hall. Owens will play WR/SS for the 7th-grade, East team.
The Football University (FBU) Youth All-American Bowl, formally known as the Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl, is returning to San Antonio, Texas on January 9th, 2016. All American Games (AAG), will put the nation's top youth athletes from 7th and 8th grade on the national stage. In its eighth year, the FBU Youth All-American Bowl brings together the best youth football talent from across the country in an East vs. West match-up. Each team will be comprised of the top 30 athletes in their graduation class for a true bowl week full of festivities including VIP seating at the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Owens is one of just a handful who will be able to compete in this exclusive showcase.
Since its inception, many of the top players in the bowl received college interest and national attention from media outlets such as USA Today, Sports Illustrated and the New York Times. Notable alumni from this game include: Tyrone Swoopes (University of Texas), Sony Michel (University of Georgia), Christian McCaffrey (Stanford University), Brady White (Arizona State University), Tristen Hoge (University of Notre Dame), Tyler Byrd (University of Miami verbal commit), and Dylan Moses (LSU verbal commit).
Several thousand youth all-stars were nominated for this elite honor. Athletes had to fill out a nomination form and submit a highlight tape. The selection committee, which consists of Football University’s regional directors and scouts, work year round with hundreds of local youth football coaches and commissioners who help identify top athletes.
For more information on the FBU Youth All-American Bowl and its related events, visit: http://footballuniversity.org/fbu-youth-all-american-bowl. National sponsors of the FBU Youth All-American Bowl include Gatorade, Battle Sports Science, XOS Digital, National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA), Youth1 Media, and Youth Football Coaches Association (YFBCA).
All American Games (AAG) is a sport management and marketing company based in Rockaway, New Jersey, which produces and manages many of the nation’s premier high school and youth sporting events. All American Games’ properties include the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, U.S. Army Coaches Academy, U.S. Army National Combine, U.S. Army All-American Marching Band, Football University, FBU Youth All-American Bowl, FBU Top Gun Showcase, and the FBU National Championship.
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