Aspen Marshall was never a Barbie dolls kind of girl. Like the G.I. Joes she favored, Marshall is more the battle-in-the-trenches type.
The 30-year-old correctional officer from Denver who plays for the Central Cal War Angels is one of 45 women selected to play for the 2013 U.S. Women’s National Team in football.
Team USA will compete June 28 to July 6 in Vantaa, Finland, in the second International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Women’s World Championship.
Learn more about the Team USA lineman in our Team USA Tuesday Q&A:
Four years ago, Aaron Dobson helped the U.S. Under-19 National Team win a gold medal in Canton, Ohio.
Today, he begins his NFL career with the ultimate goal of some day of being invited back to Canton.
Dobson, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound wide receiver from Marshall University, was selected by the New England Patriots in the second round of the NFL Draft on Friday night.
Dobson, who caught 57 passes for 679 yards and three TDs for the Thundering Herd in 2012, is one of seven former Team USA stars entered in the annual NFL selection process.
How much do you accomplish on a typical Sunday afternoon?
A little yard work? Tidy up around the house maybe?
On April 7, according to Tallahassee.com, former Team USA quarterback Jameis Winston practiced with the Florida State football team in the morning then flew across the state to pitch in the Seminoles’ baseball game against the University of Miami.