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2015 NFLPA COLLEGIATE BOWL

STUBHUB CENTER_LOGO_VERTICAL_CMYKDATE: Saturday, January 17, 2015
TIME: 1 p.m. PT / 4 p.m. ET kickoff

WHERE: Carson, Calif. (Greater Los Angeles Area)
STADIUM: StubHub Center on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills

HEAD COACHES: NFL coaching legends Mike Holmgren and Mike Martz will serve as Head Coaches for the 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Holmgren will coach the American Team and face Martz’s National Team.

TELEVISION: The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl practices and game will be broadcasted live on the ESPN family of channels. The game, scheduled for a 1 p.m. PT / 4 p.m. ET kickoff, will air live on ESPN2. In addition, American and National Team practices on January 14 and 15 will be televised live on ESPNU. The game and practices will also be available via WatchESPN.

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ABOUT THE NFLPA COLLEGIATE BOWL

The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl is a premiere post-season all-star game for draft-eligible college players. The week-long schedule provides participants with a first-class professional experience while introducing them to the business of the National Football League.

Founded in 2012, the annual game gives prospective NFL players the best opportunity to showcase their talents to potential employers and fans. In 2013, scouts from every NFL club and other professional leagues attended the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl’s practices and game. Nearly 100 scouts not only watched the live practices and game but also conducted player interviews and reviewed tape. Peak television ratings for the 2013 game surpassed the East-West Shrine game and bested the Senior Bowl in overall impressions. The 2013 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl was ESPN’s highest-rated collegiate program on game day.

In 2014, more than 140 NFL Scouts, Player Personnel Staff, GMs and Head Coaches attended the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl practices and game. Multiple other professional football leagues had representatives on hand as well.

Participants in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl have the unique opportunity to network with and learn from current and former NFL players. These veterans give players first-hand insight on what it takes to win on and off of the field.

 

NFLPA COLLEGIATE BOWL HISTORY

Final Scores

Date
Winning team
Losing team
National Coach
American Coach
January 21, 2012 National 20 American 14 Dick Vermeil Tom Flores
January 19, 2013 National 34 American 0 Dick Vermeil Herman Edwards
January 18, 2014 National  31 American 17 Dick Vermeil Dennis Green
January 17, 2015 TBD TBD Mike Martz Mike Holmgren

MVP

Year

Name

Position

College

2012 G. J. Kinne QB Tulsa
2013 Dayne Crist QB Kansas
2014 J.C. Copeland FB LSU

 Venue & Broadcast

Year

Venue

Game Broadcast

2012 The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. NBC Sports
2013 The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. ESPN 2
2014 StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. ESPN 2