Pelzel, David nominees for All-American Bowl

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Pelzel Pelzel WHARTON, N. J.—Rockdale’s James David and Josh Pelzel have been nominated to play in the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Those nominated will have the chance to showcase their talents on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in San Antonio in the annual East vs. West matchup, televised live on NBC.

“The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is a unique celebration of high school athletes, musicians and the American Soldier,” said Mark S. Davis, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for marketing. “These nominations recognize the mental, emotional and physical strengths, as well as the leadership qualities the nominees possess both on and off the field; qualities reflective of Army Strong Soldiers.

“ We look forward to showcasing their talents and those of our soldiers during the Army All American Bowl Selection Tour and Game Week.”

Pelzel and David, both seniors- tobe, have both committed to Baylor to play football.

David David A li st of t he nomi - nees can be accessed by visiting There are 53 nominations from Texas.

The athle te s we r e nominated by the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Select ion Committee, which consist s of Al l Amer i - can Games, 247Sports – the Bowl’s official online recruit- ing network— and All American Games’ network of regional coaches throughout the country.

Of the 400 nominees, 90 will be selected and invited to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The next step for the nominees occurs in September, when the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour begins.

Player finalists along with All-American Marching Band musicians will be announced throughout the fall.

For more than a decade, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl has been the Nation’s premier high school football game.

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