Captains and flag bearers named for U.S. teams at International Bowl


The 2014 International Bowl is a collaboration of the sport’s national governing bodies in each country – USA Football and Football Canada – featuring top student-athletes in football’s greatest annual international competition.

All six games will be delivered live Friday and Saturday throughout the United States on ESPN3.

Captains and flag bearers for U.S. National Teams competing this weekend in Arlington, all selected by their respective coaching staffs, are:

U.S. Under-19 National Team captains:

Greer Martini, Linebacker, Woodberry Forest (Va.) High School; University of Notre Dame

Samaje Perine, Running Back, Pflugerville (Texas) Hendrickson High School; Oklahoma University

Dalton Risner, Offensive Lineman, Wiggins (Colo.) High School, Kansas State University

Nick Ruffin, Defensive Back, Atlanta St. Pius X Catholic High School, Auburn University                   

U.S. Under-19 National Team flag bearer:

Enoch Smith Jr., Plainfield, Ill., Chicago Mount Carmel High School; Michigan State University

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U.S. Under-18 National Team captains:

Luke Lancaster, Quarterback, Huntersville (N.C.) SouthLake Christian Academy

William Nicholson, Defensive Line, Corona (Calif.) Centennial High School

Luke Vassos, Tight End, Washington, D.C., Gonzaga College High School

Diondre Wallace, Linebacker, Gambrills (Md.) Arundel High School               

U.S. Under-18 National Team flag bearer:

Jesse Delgado, Running Back, Denver Sheridan High School

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U.S. Under-17 Red National Team captains:

Miles Brown, Linebacker, Washington, D.C., Sidwell Friends School

Kyree Calli, Wide Receiver, Camp Hill (Pa.) Trinity High School

Jordan Edwards, Linebacker, Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha Catholic High School

Brandon Morrissey, Wide Receiver, Waupun (Wisc.) High School

U.S. Under-17 Red National Team flag bearer:

Anthony Howard, Defensive Back, Arlington (Va.) Bishop Denis O’Connell High School

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U.S. Under-17 Blue National Team captains:

Robert Ferguson, Quarterback, The Woodlands (Texas) College Park High School

Devin Floyd, Running Back, Perris (Calif.) Citrus Hill High School

Samuel Spiceson, Wide Receiver, Daviess County (Ky.) High School

Matthew Yarbrough, Linebacker, Sachse (Texas) High School   

U.S. Under-17 Blue National Team flag bearer:

Gerald Wiley, Offensive Line, Natchez (Miss.) High School

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U.S. Under-16 National Team captains:

Daniel Anderson, Defensive Line, La Jolla (Calif.) The Bishop’s School

Santino Marchiol, Linebacker, Pueblo (Colo.) Centennial High School

Kenny Pickett, Quarterback, Ocean Township (N.J.) High School

Joseph Zuccari, Defensive Back, Washington, D.C., Gonzaga College High School

U.S. Under-16 National Team flag bearer:

Dante Sparaco, Quarterback, Glenwood Springs (Colo.) High School

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U.S. Under-15 National Team captains:

Marcus Aponte, Quarterback, Salida (Calif.) Middle School

Sebastian Delasoudas, Offensive Line, Fort Lee (N.J.) Lewis F. Cole Middle School

John Bailey Gullatt, Linebacker, West Monroe (La.) Good Hope Middle School

Noah Lopez, Defensive Back, Los Angeles KIPP LA Prep Middle School

U.S. Under-15 National Team flag bearer:

Jaren Stevenson, Running Back, Carnation (Wash.) Tolt Middle School