Thursday, December 17, 2009

Inaugural OhioCollegeFootball.Com Senior Bowl Set For April 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio - GameDay Management, Inc (GDM), in conjunction with, will host the Inaugural Senior Bowl featuring Ohio's top college football players, with the first game slated to be played Saturday, April 17, 2010, in Columbus, Ohio at Marv Moorehead Stadium.

The OhioCollegeFootball.Com Bowl will consist of the top players from the NCAA I-A, II, III and the NAIA.

"This is an exciting day for OCF and the State of Ohio, as we bring a quality college bowl game to Columbus," said GameDay Management President and Owner of OhioCollegeFootball.Com Todd Oliver. "A bowl like this has been a long time coming and I can't think of a better way to showcase the talent of so many great players who deserve to play one last time."

"Columbus is not only a great football city to host this event but it will allow participating players additional exposure and a chance to get noticed by scouts from the NFL, CFL and the new UFL."

Ninety senior football players, with no college eligibility remaining, will be selected at the end of the 2009 season by a selection committee. Teams will be divided up between North and South.

Coaching the two teams will be former Ohio State Assistant Coach Bill Conley (South Team) and former Ohio State quarterback Greg Frey (North Team).

"You couldn't ask for two better coaches to help us launch our Inaugural bowl game," said Oliver. "Coach Conley and Coach Frey have a tremendous amount of coaching success and experience which will allow our players to be coached by some of the best."

Coach Bill Conley:
During his 17 years as an assistant football coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes, Coach Conley was consistently recognized as one of America's top recruiters.

Coach Conley had the honor of working for head coaches Earle Bruce, John Cooper and Jim Tressel while coaching several All-America and eventual NFL players he recruited and/or coached. Notable players are Cris Carter, Chris Spielman, Orlando Pace, Mike Vrabel, Eddie George, Terry Glenn, Chris Gamble and Mike Nugent, to name just a few.

Coach Conley has the distinction of being part of three national championship football teams at Ohio State, two as a player and one as a coach.

Coach Greg Frey: Coach Frey is the founder of QB Ohio and brings 10+ years of quarterback training, as well as five years of high school coaching, and 17 years of analysis from the broadcast booth. His quarterback's have excelled at every level, including high school, college, and pro. Thus far, his most famous student is Heisman Trophy finalist Brady Quinn, who currently plays for the Cleveland Browns of the NFL.

Coach Frey was a three-year starter and Captain at Ohio State from 1988-1990, where he led the Big Ten is passing efficiency and still ranks 4th all-time in passing yards as a Buckeye.

The Event: The OhioCollegeFootball.Com Bowl will kickoff at 1:00 p.m. from Marv Moorehead Stadium/10,000. A pregame concert will be held prior to the game and will feature 2009 American Idol contestant Brent Keith. Presale tickets will go on sale March 1, 2010 at OhioCollegeFootball.Com.

About OhioCollegeFootball.Com:
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