2019 Tropical Bowl

The Tropical Bowl is one of the postseason all-star games for draft-eligible college football players.

JAN 13, 2019 | DAYTONA BEACH, FL

Video Preview: Football Gameplan’s Emory Hunt “The Czar of the Playbook”

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NATIONAL TEAM 

QB:  Devlin Hodges, Samford, 6-1, 210; Malik Rosier, Miami, 6-1, 215; Vincent Espinoza, Lincoln University (PA), 6-3, 210

RB:  Brad Woodard (WR/KR/PR), Texas Southern, 5-8, 185; Madre London, Tenneessee, 6-1, 218; Isaiah Johnson (KR), Eastern Illinois, 5-11, 215

Isaiah Johnson averaged 7.2 yards per carry in 2018.
Photo: Eastern Illinois Athletics

FB: Kendrick Igbinoba, Adams State, 6-2, 245

WR: Floyd Allen (PR/KR), Mississippi, 5-11, 195; Sean Modster (PR), Boise State, 5-11, 188; Aaron Blockman (KR), Campbell, 6-1, 210; Demetris Anderson (KR), Kentucky State, 6-0, 180; Jonathan Boone, New Mexico State, 6-3, 195; Marquise Irvin (PR), Mercer, 6-2, 215; Workpeh Kofa, UNC Charlotte, 6-0, 205; Mykel Traylor-Bennett, Akron, 6-3, 227

TE:  Jody Fortson (TE), Valdosta State, 6-6, 225; Nic Weishar, Notre Dame, 6-5, 240; Mavin Saunders, Kansas, 6-5, 265

OT:  Garrett McGhin, East Carolina, 6-6, 310; Aaron Monteiro, Boston College, 6-7, 318; Brock Ruble, Toledo, 6-8, 325; Israel Helms, Wayne State, 6-5, 305; Nathanael Jacobson, UNLV, 6-5, 295

OG: Abdul Beecham, Kansas State, 6-3, 315; Dwayne Wallace, Kansas, 6-5, 330; Caleb Adams, UW-Stout, 6-3, 300

OC:  Matt Pyke (LS), ETSU, 6-1, 301; Deontae Crumitie, Troy, 6-2, 305

K: Emmit Carpenter, Minnesota, 6-0. 200

DE: Dewayne Hendrix, Pittsburgh, 6-5, 265; Walter Brady, Akron, 6-3, 265; Anthony Waller (LB), Arkansas-Monticello, 6-2, 240; Vincent Jackson, UCF, 6-3, 250; Bryson Bridges (LB), San Jose State, 6-2, 255; Chuck Harris, Buffalo, 6-4. 267; Walvenski Aime, Florida State, 6-5, 275; Rickym Holmes, Benedict College, 6-8, 275; Hunter Synder, Florida Atlantic, 6-6, 270

DT: Rashad Brandon, Missouri, 6-2, 300; Brandon Varner, Grambling, 6-3, 268; Fredrick Jones, Florida State, 6-2, 310; Kenny Bigalow, WV, 6-4, 300; Boogie Roberts, San Jose State, 6-2, 300; Connor Christian, Jacksonville State, 6-2, 276; John Jackson, Southern Oregon, 6-2, 280; Alec Heldreth, Clarion, 6-4, 280

OLB: Elijah Zeise, Pittsburgh, 6-3, 235; Bryson Allen-Williams, So Carolina, 6-1, 230; Brain Bell, Akron, 6-3, 235; Christian Hancock, Marshall, 6-1, 230; Jerry Iweh, Fairmont State, 6-3, 225; Trenton Bridges, Bethune-Cookman, 6-1, 235

ILB: Patrick Natrez, Georgia, 6-3, 242; Christopher Woolbright, UAB, 6-2, 240; Juwon Young, Marshall, 6-2, 250; Brain Lipscomb, Kansas, 6-2, 240

CB: Keenan Johnson, UCF, 5-11, 187; Herb Miller, Florida Atlantic, 6-2, 190; Gilbert Gildersleeve, Angelo State, 5-10, 180; Nicholas Watson, Houston, 6-1, 200; Cam Lewis, Buffalo, 5-1, 188

S: Dah-Quan Edrington, Virginia-Lynchburg, 6-2, 205; Nick Coleman, Notre Dame, 6-0, 191; Aaron Williams, Nebraska, 5-10, 185; Ron LaForce, New Mexico State, 6-0, 185; J.T. Hassell, Florida Tech, 5-11, 200

P: Devan Dyer, Louisiana Tech, 6-4, 220

LS: Kyle Vasey, Penn State, 6-3, 250

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AMERICAN TEAM 

QB: Thomas Linta, Wagner, 6-4, 232; Tanner Mangum, BYU, 6-3. 210; Gus Ragland, Miami (OH), 6-1, 218

RB: Emanual Jones, Concordia-St. Paul, 6-0, 210; Ryan Fulse, Wagner, 5-10, 199; Alonzo Smith, Miami (OH), 5-10, 210; Reggie Gallaspy II, NC State, 5-11, 235

Wagner’s Ryan Fulse has rushed for 3,090 yards in two seasons.
Photo: Wagner Athletics

WR:  Prince Gray (KR/PR), Jacksonville, 5-10, 190; Jaelan Austin, TCU, 6-2, 205; Jamarius Way, So Alabama, 6-4, 215; Ryeshene Bronson, USF, 6-3, 207; Tyre McCants, USF, 5-11, 240; Tevon Isom, West Georgia, 6-1, 209; Isaiah Harper (KR), Old Dominion, 5-9, 178; Kaian Duverger, UAV-Wise, 6-6, 212; Scott Miller (RS), Bowling Green, 5-10, 170; Luke Timiam (PR), Indiana, 6-0, 195; Kwadarrius Smith (RS), Akron, 5-9, 171; Ryan Schadler (KR) Kansas, 5-11, 192; Quinn McElfresh (PR), Mississippi Valley State, 6-3, 220

TE: Nate Becker, Miami (OH), 6-5, 265; Justin Johnson, Mississippi State, 6-4, 238

OT: Layth Friekh, Arizona, 6-5, 300; Thomas Dennis, Penn, 6-5, 305; Noah Beh, Delaware, 6-5, 298; Benjamin Knox, Colorado State, 6-6, 315; Arthur Williams, Florida State, 6-4, 320

OG: Jeremy Hickey, Eastern Michigan, 6-4, 305; Shamdu Nalls, Virginia Union, 6-4, 315; Breontae Matthews, NC A&T, 6-4, 320; Dougladson Subtyl, Arizona State, 6-5, 267

OC: John Yarbrough, Richmond, 6-5, 300; Byron Glass, Austin Peay, 6-2, 295

K: Bryan Wyatt, Colorado State, 6-1, 180

DE: Chase DeMoor, Central Washington, 6-5, 250; Anthony Luke, San Diego State, 6-4, 260; Jaylin Dailey, No Alabama, 6-1, 255; Kevin Strong, Jr., UTSA, 6-3, 290; Juwan Wells, Liberty, 6-2, 270; Jordan Pryce, Carson Newman, 6-3, 260

DT: Zachary Cannon, Johnson C. Smith, 6-3, 313; Walter Palmore, Missouri, 6-4, 320; Brandon Vocco, Clarion, 6-1, 305; Zane Smith, Stetson, 6-3, 295; Antoine White, SUNY-Albany, 6-2, 308; DeShawnte Lloyd, New Mexico State, 6-1, 316; Eldrick Wilson, Mars Hill, 6-2, 295

OLB: Andrew Dowell, Michigan State, 6-1, 227; Ahmad Gooden (DE), Samford, 6-2, 250; Solomon Brown, Charleston Southern, 6-1, 235; Ronley Lakalaka, San Diego State, 6-0, 230; Willie Green, Prairie View A&M, 6-3, 255

ILB: Detric Bing-Dukes, Mississippi, 6-1, 245; Jim Jones IV, Kent State, 6-2, 228;  Anthony Flory, Appalachian State, 6-2, 235

CB: DeMarcus Owens, New Mexico State, 6-9, 194; Kurron Ramsey, Alabama State, 6-3, 203; Joshua Simmons, Limestone College, 5-11, 190; Marvin Conley (KR/PR), West Florida, 5-9, 185; Darryl Randolph, Middle Tennessee State, 5-10, 190; Jerome Smith, Georgia State, 5-10, 180; Jamon “Mook” Reynolds, TX A&M-Commerece, 6-1, 185; Joeal Williams, Houston, 5-11, 188

S: Jah’Shawn Johnson, Texas Tech, 5-10, 190; Tre Neal, Nebraska, 6-1, 210; Illya Lawrence, So Alabama, 6-0, 200; Chris Rayford, Mississippi State, 5-11, 203

P: Andrew Zecca, St. Francis, 6-3, 200

LS: Timothy O’Donnell, New Mexico State, 5-10, 240

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The 2019 SPIRAL Tropical Bowl | Daytona Beach, Florida

Final Score: AMERICAN 26 | NATIONAL 16

OVERALL MVP: Jaelen Austin, WR, TCU

Lineman MVP: Dwayne Wallace, OL, Kansas

Special Teams MVP: Ryan Schadler, WR/KR, Kansas

National Team Offensive MVP: Isaiah Johnson, RB, Eastern Illinois

National Team Defensive MVP: Ron LaForce, S, New Mexico State

American Team Offensive MVP: Justin Johnson, TE, Mississippi State

American Team Defensive MVP: Jim Jones IV, ILB, Kent State

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