For Immediate Release
December 22, 2016
COREY LEVIN, CAMERON MALVEAUX, KHALFANI MUHAMMAD, JHAJUAN SEALES AND MAURICE SMITH LEAMON COMMIT TO 2017 NFLPA COLLEGIATE BOWL
The NFL Players Association is proud to announce the next set of player commitments to the 2017 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Joining the National and American team rosters are UT-Chattanooga offensive lineman Corey Levin, Houston defensive lineman Cameron Malveaux, California running back Khalfani Muhammad, Oklahoma State wide receiver Jhajuan Seales, and Georgia defensive back Maurice Smith. Highlights from the five committed players include:
- As an integral part of the offensive line, Levin paved the way for the Mocs offense to rack up 2,682 yards and 29 touchdowns on the ground.
- Malveaux totaled 21 tackles, including 7.5 for a loss. He also added a sack and one pass breakup, and served as a team captain for the Cougars.
- Through 13 games this season, Muhammad has rushed for 827 yards on 152 carries. He also ranks second all-time at Cal in kick return yards (1,931) and third all-time in all-purpose yards (4,575).
- Seales has totaled 34 receptions for 572 yards and three touchdowns through 12 games this season.
- Along with recording 44 tackles through 12 games this season, Smith also had a 34-yard interception return for a touchdown.
In this year’s NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, Mike Martz will look to defend his 2016 National Team title against Jim Zorn’s American Team at StubHub Center on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills. The Jan. 21 game will be broadcast by Fox Sports on FS1 with kickoff slated for 1 p.m. PST/4 p.m. EST.
About the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl:
Founded in 2012, the annual NFLPA Collegiate Bowl gives prospective players the best opportunity to showcase their talents to potential employers and fans. Nearly 200 scouts, player personnel staff, general managers and head coaches from all 32 NFL teams are expected be in attendance to watch live practices, conduct player interviews and review tape. Participants in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl have the unique opportunity to network with and learn from current and former NFL players. These veterans provide players with first-hand insight on what it takes to win on and off the field. Since its inception, many players have gone on to begin careers in professional football, with notable Collegiate Bowl alumni including Seattle Seahawks quarterback Trevone Boykin (2016 alum), San Diego Chargers linebacker Jatavis Brown (2016), Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley (2015) and Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King (2012).