Crown Point Lineman Wermers Accepts Offense-Defense All-American Bowl Invitation

Wed Nov 28, 2007 3:43pm EST

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Offense-Defense Sports isproud to announce today that stand-out lineman Kurt Wermers from Crown PointHigh School in Crown Point, Indiana has officially accepted his invitation toplay and participate in the second-annual Offense-Defense All-American Bowl asa member of Team East. Wermers, a veritable renaissance man whose hobbiesinclude weightlifting, playing guitar, singing, and reading, also enjoysspending time on the virtual field of battle in the wildly popular massivelymultiplayer role-playing game World of Warcraft when not battling in thetrenches on the football field.

Kurt will be joining 88 of the finest high school football players fromacross the United States tabbed to make their mark on national televisionJanuary 4th, 2008 at Orange Bowl Stadium in Miami, FL. The teams will bedivided into East and West squads, both coached by a cadre of the mostqualified personnel available including legendary ex-NFL wide receiver andcurrent HBO football analyst Cris Carter. The game will be broadcast livenationwide by Fox College Sports and will feature various celebrities inattendance such as 2007 Miss America Lauren Nelson on hand to sing thenational anthem, former Dallas Cowboy legend Nate Newton providing colorcommentary, and many, many more.

Last year's inaugural event was a hard-hitting affair that saw Team Eastcome away with a hard-fought 28-14 victory over the West squad. CurrentFlorida Gator backup quarterback and star-in-the-making Cameron Newton walkedaway with MVP honors in the contest which featured a bevy of players who arecurrently making their mark in the NCAA Division-I ranks.

About Offense-Defense Sports

Offense-Defense is a family owned and operated organization that hasestablished a tradition of full-contact football instruction and life lessonsthat athletes can use on and off the field. Offense-Defense was the firstfootball instructional organization in the world, and currently runs more than60 football events nationwide each year. Offense-Defense has worked with morethan 200,000 athletes, thousands of college stars and hundreds of NFL greatsthroughout the years. Twenty-eight of the 32 current NFL head coaches haveworked with Offense-Defense Sports, which provides an unparalleledinstructional experience for the athletes that attend its events.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT

DAN LICURSI

BOWL SELECTION COMMITTEE DIRECTOR

OFFENSE-DEFENSE ALL-AMERICAN BOWL

309 BUSH DRIVE

MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29579

(843) 903-1888SOURCE Offense-Defense SportsDan Licursi, Bowl Selection Committee Director, Offense-Defense All-AmericanBowl, +1-843-903-1888

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