FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
NBCSN TO AIR “MEDAL OF HONOR BOWL” FEATURING COLLEGE FOOTBALL ALL STARS JANUARY 10 AT 2:30 P.M. ET
Postseason College Football All-Star Game Featuring Many of Nation’s Top Draft-Eligible Players
Medal of Honor Bowl To Be Played At The Citadell’s Johnson Hagood Stadium in Charleston, S.C.
Stamford, Conn. – October 29, 2014 – NBCSN will televise the second annual Medal of Honor Bowl – one of the nation’s premier college football All-Star games – Saturday, January 10, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. ET, from Johnson Hagood Stadium in Charleston, S.C.
The game features many of the nation’s top draft-eligible college football players, with the majority coming from the NCAA’s major college football conferences, the SEC, BIG 12, ACC, BIG 10, and PAC 12. Players from more than 30 different Division I programs are expected to be represented. The major portion of the game’s proceeds benefit the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation, with other funds anticipated for support of local veterans and Wounded Warrior projects.
“We are excited to present the second annual Medal of Honor Bowl,” said Gary Quinn, Vice President, Programming, NBC Sports and NBCSN. “The game will feature some of the most talented college football players in the country, and help shine a light on two important charitable organizations.”
“The Medal of Honor Bowl committee is thrilled to have NBCSN as our telecast partner,” said Tom McQueeney, Chairman of the Medal of Honor Bowl Committee. “Being able to deliver this game to a national audience will allow us to showcase the college All-Star talent and our tremendous community support to all of America.”
ABOUT THE MEDAL OF HONOR BOWL
The Medal of Honor Bowl is a postseason college all-star game that features the nation’s top draft-eligible players. In addition to the game, the week-long event will feature a player leadership conference, the Wounded Warrior Luncheon, the Medal of Honor True Blue Gala and opportunities to meet bowl players and future NFL stars. The major portion of the game’s proceeds benefit the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation, with other funds anticipated for support of local veterans and Wounded Warrior projects.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–