GRANBURY, Texas - Head Southwestern University Football Coach Joe Austin has been named to a Global Football-organized squad of select NCAA Division III student-athletes in the annual Tazón De Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) on Saturday, December 16.
Team Stars & Stripes is led by head coach Don DeWaard, who is an assistant coach at Central College (Iowa).
Forty-three NCAA Division III student-athletes will represent 27 institutions in the contest.
Team Stars & Stripes will line up against CONADEIP All-Stars, a squad comprised of athletes from private universities in Mexico.
|Don De Waard HC||Central College (retired)||6th as HC|
|Joe Austin OC||Southwestern University||8th|
|Rob Cushman||Occidental College||3rd|
|Jim Lyall||Siena Heights University (retired)||3rd|
|Jim Margraff||John's Hopkins University||1st|
|Dave Murray||Hamilton College||1st|
|John Roslien||Central College||20th|
The Tazón de Estrellas is produced by Global Football, which has provided 14,000 amateur football players, coaches, families and fans from 350 schools the opportunity to travel and compete internationally with similar people of differing cultures since 1996. Patrick Steenberge, president of Global Football, developed and organized the Tazón de Estrellas in 2009, in association with CONADEIP and Division III schools in the United States.