Derron McQuitty(Southeast Guilford Middle School) has been selected to play in the U.S. Football Under-14 International Bowl Series

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USA FOOTBALL ANNOUNCES U.S. UNDER-14 SELECT TEAMS TO COMPETE AT INTERNATIONAL BOWL SERIES
*****Derron McQuitty/RB/5-5/154/Southeast Guilford Middle School/Greensboro, N.C. had been selected to play for the Stripes team in the Stars vs. Stripes game in the 2016 U.S. Football Under 14 International Bowl….*****

from USA Football:
Seventh annual international football event returns to Arlington, Texas, in early 2016…..

Ninety-one (91) of the nation’s best middle school football players have been selected to the U.S. Under-14 Select Teams, which will compete in the 2016 International Bowl on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington, Texas. Kickoff between the Under-14 Stars and Under-14 Stripes is 1 p.m. CT.

In all, four middle school-aged U.S. Select Teams will compete against each other in the seventh annual International Bowl series. Four U.S. National Teams and two high school Select Teams also will compete against teams from Canada as part of the series.

All U.S. National Teams are assembled and managed by USA Football, which is recognized as the sport’s national governing body by the U.S. Olympic Committee.

The U.S. Under-14 Select Team Stars are coached by JOE IRELAN, an assistant coach at the University of San Diego. Irelan has worked with receivers, defensive backs and special teams in two years with the Toreros. A former college wide receiver, he’s also coached at Ohio State and has been a U.S. National Team assistant for two years.

The head coach of the Under-14 Stripes is JOE DALE CARY, the head coach at Crandall (Texas) High School. After going 2-8 in his first season, the Pirates had a significant turnaround in 2015, finishing 6-5. Cary, who previously served as an offensive line coach at Port Neches-Groves (Texas) High School, is a longtime U.S. National Team coach.

U.S. rosters and coaching staffs are being announced throughout this month at www.internationalbowl.com. Canadian rosters will be announced in early 2016.

To be eligible for the Under-14 Select Team, players must have been born on or after Jan. 1, 2002.
The games are a collaboration of the sport’s national governing bodies in each country – USA Football and Football Canada – featuring top student-athletes in middle school football’s greatest annual international competition.

The event will feature a week of practices and activities for each team, culminating in internationally sanctioned competitions. The schedule includes:
(All times CT)
Sunday, Jan. 31
• U.S. Under-19 National Team vs. Canada Under-19 National Team, 3 p.m.
• U.S. Under-19 Select Team vs. Canada Under-18 National Team, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 3
• U.S. Under-14 Select Teams: Stars vs. Stripes, 1 p.m.
• U.S. Under-15 Select Teams: Stars vs. Stripes, 4 p.m.
• U.S. Under-18 National Team vs. Canada Under-18 National Team, 7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 5
• U.S. Under-16 National Team vs. Alberta Under-16, 1 p.m.
• U.S. Under-18 Select Team vs. Ontario Under-18, 4 p.m.
• U.S. Under-17 National Team vs. Ontario Under-17, 7 p.m.
Single-day general admission tickets are $10. Single-game sideline passes, which include access to the field club, are $50. Games also will be broadcast throughout the United States.

“This is an exciting opportunity for these young men to represent their country on the field and learn from top coaches while working alongside the best athletes in their grade levels,” USA Football CEO SCOTT HALLENBECK said. “To play inside the same stadium as the Dallas Cowboys will make this a memorable experience for our coaches, athletes and their families.”

The NCAA recognizes USA Football’s International Bowl as a national team competition. Playing for the United States in the International Bowl is exempt from high school a senior’s limit of two all-star game appearances. USA Football and Football Canada are among the 71 national federations who are members of IFAF. IFAF’s member nations span six continental regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America.

2016 U.S. Under-14 Stars Team roster

Name	        Pos. 	Ht	Wt 	School 	        Hometown 
Riggin Baskett	LB	5-2	128	Whitney MS	Whitney, Texas
Isaiah Bibb	RB	5-6	140	Creekside Intermediate	League City, Texas
Zackery Bratcher	LB	5-0	130	Grayson County MS	Leitchfield, Ky.
Gatlin Brown	DB	5-1	100	Basehor Linwood MS	Basehor, Kan.
Daron Bryden	QB	5-4	110	St. Martha School	Enfield, Conn.
Denzel Burke	RB	5-5	120	Saint Thomas Aquinas	Tolleson, Ariz.
Kenny Butler	DL	5-11	180	Castle South Middle 	Newburgh, Ind.
Klaysen Christianson	DB	5-11	170	Canyon View MS	Orem, Utah
Aidan Cochrane	WR	5-6	120	St Cyril and Methodius	Lemont, Ill.
Nykolaus Comer	OL	5-7	220	Randall G Lynch MS	Farmington, Ark.
Roberto Diaz Jr.	K/P	4-10	120	St. Monica Catholic School	Carrollton, Texas
Damarvis Dixon	OL	5-3	190	Quest Charter	Peoria, Ill.
Caden Dowlen	LB	5-4	145	West Jessamine MS	Nicholasville, Ky.
Ahmad Drummer	TE	5-5	152	Stephenson MS	Lithonia, Ga.
Tyvon Edmonds Jr.	DB	5-0	125	Matthew Henson MS	White Plains, Md.
Cullen Edwards	WR	4-11	  77	Artie Henry MS	Cedar Park, Texas
Justin Eisele	OL	5-6	120	Jefferson MS	Lake Hopatcong, N.J.
Sam Floysand	TE	5-10	170	Oltman JH	Cottage Grove, Minn.
Micah Gallegos	DB	5-6	152	Lake Mead Christian Academy	Henderson, Nev.
Tedros Gleaton	QB	5-6	140	Davis MS	Waldorf, Md.
Eli Griffin	LB	5-7	130	Camdenton MS	Montreal, Mo.
Zachary Griffith	OL	5-3	169	Trimpe MS	Bethalto, Ill.
Hunter Hargrave	LB	5-2	120	Wilbur Trimpe MS	Bethalto, Ill.
Kaden Harris	LB	5-0	90	Camdenton MS	Linn Creek, Mo.
Marcus Hester	DL	5-6	185	Lansing MS	Lansing, Kan.
Wesley Hickle	OL	5-9	245	Maury MS	Dandridge, Tenn.
Ethan Holsenbeck	DL	5-8	150	Spring Station MS	Springs Hill, Tenn.
Luke Horne	DL	5-10	152	Henry MS	Cedar Park, Texas
Ethan Huber	DL	5-1	105	Basehor Linwood MS	Basehor, Kan
Michael Kmiecik	LB	5-4	155	Eastview MS	Bartlett, Ill.
Trey Lane	WR	5-3	107	Lake Stevens MS	Lake Stevens, Wash.
Furious Laney	WR	5-5	140	Carthage JH	Carthage, Mo.
Ashton Martin	OL	6-1	205	Hopewell MS	Milton, Ga.
Sebastian Martinez	OL	5-4	154	J. L. Long MS	Dallas, Texas
Patrick Menjares	LB	5-6	137	Sam Rayburn MS	Bryan, Texas
William Mitchell III	WR	5-7	119	Renfroe MS	Ellenwood, Ga.
Kalel Mullings	RB	5-11	165	Milton Academy	West Roxbury, Mass.
Al Pontrelli	LB	5-10	125	Saint Cyril MS	Lemont, Ill.
Gabriel Rubio	DL	5-10	205	Hollenbeck MS	St. Peters, Mo.
Daelon Shockley	DL	5-9	190	Carthage JH	Carthage, Mo.
Caleb Smith	DB	5-5	151	Kankakee JH	Kankaee, Ill.
Jacob Smith	DL	5-10	150	Centennial MS	Portland, Ore.
Jack Stephens	QB	5-9	130	Evangelical Christian School	Germantown, Tenn.
Siddhant Thadani	WR	5-9	123	Bret Harte MS	San Jose, Calif.
Tru Willford	DB	5-0	  90	Faubion MS	McKinney, Texas

2016 U.S. Under-14 Stripes Team roster

Name	        Pos. 	Ht	Wt	School	        Hometown
Denzel Bryant	DL	5-8	210	James Hart	Homewood, Ill.
Nolan Bryant	LB	5-5	115	Perry Meridian MS	Indianapolis, Ind.
John Calcaterra	DB	5-10	150	Longriver MS	Prospect, Conn.
Chase Calvin	TE	5-11	175	Mount Baker MS	Mount Vernon, Wash.
Rhyan Day	DB	4-11	100	Smithsburg MS	Smithsburg, Md.
Tyler de Leon	LB	5-5	145	Oak MS	Rossmoor, Calif.
Riley Dorsey	OL	5-0	130	Westmont JH	Westmont, Ill.
Norman Dupree	DL	5-0	96	Heritage MS	New Windsor, N.Y.
Jalen Elliott	DB	5-7	130	Perry Meridian MS	Indianapolis, Ind.
Ammad Foston	RB	5-11	149	John Milledge Academy	Milledgeville, Ga.
McKenna Gabbei	LB	5-8	140	Macomb JH	Macomb, Ill.
Alec Hamby	LB	5-1	140	Wilbur Trimpe MS	Bethalto, Ill.
Shawn Hardiman	DL	5-6	150	Xavarian Brothers	Foxboro, Mass.
Kyle Hess	OL	5-9	180	Chapman MS	Weymouth, Mass.
Liam Johnston	WR	5-8	120	Waller MS	Enid, Okla.
J.R. Little	WR	5-6	110	Cavalero MS	Lake Stevens, Wash.
Connor Lytton	K/P	5-8	175	Auburn MS	Christiansburg, Va.
Nicco Marchiol	QB	5-4	132	Campus MS	Centennial, Colo.
Xander McGlothlin	DL	6-1	175	Nippersink MS	Spring Grove, Ill.
Derron McQuitty	RB	5-5	154	Southeast MS	Greensboro, N.C.**********
Johnathon Miller	OL	5-7	210	VIT JH	Vermont, Ill.
Kendall Milton	RB	6-1	184	Alsta Sierra Intermediate	Clovis, Calif.
Conor Myers	LB	5-6	128	La Loma JH	Modesto, Calif.
Ethan Myers	OL	6-1	250	Clark Pleasant MS	Whiteland, Ind.
Namdi Obiazor	DB	5-4	130	Central MS	Eden Prairie, Minn.
Cooper Petty	LB	5-3	125	Midway MS	McGregor, Texas
Jonathan Plummer	WR	5-3	105	Northwestern MS	Zachary, La.
Chad Price Jr	DL	5-5	214	Freedom MS	Fredericksburg, Va.
Markus Reyes	WR	5-0	100	North Park MS	Pico Rivera, Calif.
Ian Riley	DL	5-10	179	Templeton MS	Sussex, Wis.
Jacob Roames	LB	5-9	135	Old Quarry MS	Lemont, Ill.
Michael Roath	DL	5-6	130	Kenyon Woods MS	South Elgin, Ill.
Ethan Sailer	QB	6-0	165	River Falls MS	River Falls, Wis.
Juan Saucedo	WR	5-5	113	Whitney MS	Whitney, Texas
Chase Schroeckenthaler	DL	5-10	145	Lake Shore MS	Mequon, Wisc.
Kinsyn Shelby	WR	5-4	105	Troy MS	Shorewood, Ill.
Lorenzo Smith	DB	5-5	202	All Saints Academy	Bolingbrook, Ill.
Link Smith	QB	5-8	135	St. Mary's 	Collinsville, Texas
Harrison Stables 	WR	5-7	158	Carlisle MS	Carlisle, Mass.
Charles Thomas	DB	4-8	80	King MS	San Bernardino, Calif.
Christian Thomas	DB	5-8	129	Renaissance Academy	Norristown, Pa.
Carey Vanier Jr. 	OL	5-2	120	Apple Valley MS	Cottage Grove, Minn.
Isaac Wojcikiewicz	LB	5-1	115	Trinity Lutheran	Alton, Ill.
Liam Wrench	OL	5-9	220	Templeton MS	Sussex, Wis.
Jamari Young	DL	5-2	208	Kelly Miller 	Washington, D.C.
Julian Young	LB	5-4	135	Manalapan MS	Manalapan, N.J.

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