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HBCU standouts selected to 2018 FCS Bowl

Former HBCU stars will get a chance to show pro scouts what they can do in the FCS Bowl on Dec. 9.

HBCU standouts selected to 2018 FCS Bowl

The college football season is over for all but two HBCUs, but three dozen players outside of North Carolina A&T and Alcorn State still have another game to play.

Forty student-athletes who have exhausted their eligibility at HBCUs will perform in front of fans, agents and scouts at the 2017 FCS Bowl in hopes of securing pro football attention. The showcase will take place in Daytona Beach, Florida on Dec. 9, 2018. It kicks off at 1:30 PM EST and will be broadcast live on FloFootball.com.

The CIAA had a total of 12 players, five of them from Johnson C. Smith University. Ten players came from the SIAC and the MEAC. The SWAC had a total of eight players from four schools.

Here’s the full list of HBCU participants:

Dylan Hamilton, Alabama A&M University DB 6’1 195
Kurron Ramsey, Alabama State University DB/FS/SS 6’3 203
Bryan Miller, Benedict College WR/KR/PR 5’9 183
Domonique Harris, Benedict College QB 6’4 240
Justin Brown, Benedict College OL 6’3 330
Rickym Holmes, Benedict College DE 6’8 285
Charles Williams, Benedict College DT 6’4 300
Todney Evans, Bethune-Cookman University DL/LB 6’3 230
Trenton Bridges, Bethune-Cookman University LB/MLB 6’1 240
Malique Jackson, Bethune-Cookman University WR 5’11 180
Kevin Thompson, Bethune-Cookman University DL/DE 6’3 250
Brycen Alleyne, Delaware State University RB/KR/SLOT 5’6 165
Taronn Selby, Delaware State University WR 5’10 175
Keyjuan Selby, Delaware State University DB/CB/KR 5’10 175
Miacah Cooper II, Elizabeth State University LB 6’1 240
Loubens Polinice, Florida A&M University OL 6’3 290
Jibreel Hazly, Florida A&M LB 6’0 227
Orlando McKinley, Florida A&M University DB/KR/PR 5’9 165
Voris Bryant, Fort Valley State University DE 6’3 215
Niykiem Floyd, Fort Valley State University DE/DT 6’3 258
Voris Bryant, Fort Valley State University DE 6’3 215
Linwood Banks, Grambling State University DL 6’0 295
Brandon Varner, Grambling State University DE/DT 6’3 268
Caleb Wells, Grambling State/ Angelo State DE/OLB 6’6 245
Jachin Watkins, Johnson C. Smith University RB/WR 6’0 220
DaQuan Brown, Johnson C. Smith University OL 6’2 342
Zachary Cannon , Johnson C. Smith University DT 6’3 ½ 315
Basir Wright, Johnson C. Smith University DB 6’0 195
Marcel Toran, Johnson C. Smith University LB 5’11 215
Demetris Anderson, Kentucky State University WR/KR 6’0 180
Quinn McElfresh, Mississippi Valley State WR/PR 6’3 215
Vincent Espinoza, Lincoln University QB 6’3 205
Quron Hall, Shaw University DB 6’0 194
Sidney Lawson Jr., St. Augustine’s University DB/KR/PR 5’10 170
Glen Cuiellette, Texas Southern University QB 6’0 220
Brad Woodard, Texas Southern University RB 5’8 185
Javarrius Cheatham, Tuskegee University WR 6’4 185
Marvin Fanfan, Virginia Union University TE 6’2 250
Shamdu Nalls, Virginia Union University OL 6’5 315
Justin Martinez, Winston Salem State OL 6’3 300

More than 30 scouts from the NFL and CFL showed up to last year’s game.

This post is sponsored by the FCS Bowl.

HBCU Gameday Founder. Veteran journalist/blogger.

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