Boss, Gendreau, McDonald selected for all-star game

Seniors head to Florida for Jan. 21 contest

January 9, 2012 · Athletic Communications
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Former Middle Tennessee football players Colin Boss, Alan Gendreau, and Sancho McDonald have been selected to play in the annual Battle of Florida All-Star game.

The Battle of Florida (http://www.thebattleofflorida.com), a college football all-star game featuring NFL draft eligible players who were born in Florida or played for a high school or college in the state, will take place in Boca Raton on January 21 at 8 PM EST.

Pitting North Florida against South Florida, the teams will be led by legendary coaches Bobby Bowden and Howard Schnellenberger, who have 535 wins, 27 bowl victories and three national championships between them.

The game will be broadcast nationally on the FOX College Sports Network from FAU’s football stadium. Kenny Albert, Gino Torretta, Sid Rosenberg and the winner of the “Search for the Next Female Sideline Reporter” contest will make up the announcing team.

Boss, from Temple Terrace, earned first team all-conference honors in 2011 and was a Rimington Award candidate. Boss did not allow a sack all season and recorded 43 knockdowns.

McDonald hails from Miami and ended his Blue Raider career ninth in career receptions and eighth in receiving yards. He finished 2011 with 35 receptions for 384 yards and six touchdowns, while adding six plays of 20 or more yards.

Gendreau, a native of Apopka, ended his collegiate career as the all-time leading scorer in Sun Belt Conference history with 295 points. Gendreau was also a two-time all-conference selection during his career and hit 46 field goals to rank second on the MT list.

For more information or purchase tickets, visit www.thebattleofflorida.com. You can also follow the game at www.facebook.com/TheBattleofFlorida and www.twitter.com/BattleofFlorida.

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