Ric & Joe NFL Draft Show: 2019 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Preview
Stay tuned for exclusive on-location coverage of the 2019 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Pasadena, California!
The complete staffs for 2019 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl include head coaches Chuck Pagano and Mike Tice.
Featured as the American Team’s defensive coordinator is former All-Pro defensive back Ed Reed, who had great success playing under Pagano at the University of Miami and with the Baltimore Ravens. Leading the American Team offense will be Ted Tollner, who served as an NFL assistant for 15 seasons and worked with NFL quarterbacks Jared Goff and Carson Wentz leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft.
Former NFL star wideout Andre Johnson, who also played under Pagano in college and the NFL, will coach the wide receivers with Super Bowl champion Plaxico Burress. And Hall of Famer Jackie Slater returns to lead the offensive line for the American team.
The National Team staff, led by Tice, includes former Pro Bowl QB Gus Frerotte as the offensive coordinator and former All-Pro linebacker Bryan Cox as the defensive coordinator. Darrell Green, who has previously served as a head and assistant coach at the Collegiate Bowl, will pour his Hall of Fame wisdom into the role of defensive backs coach for the National Team.
The eighth annual postseason all-star game will be played on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the historic Rose Bowl Stadium, once again bringing together the top draft-eligible players from colleges and conferences across the country.
Founded in 2012, the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl gives prospective players the best opportunity to showcase their talents to potential employers and fans. Nearly 200 scouts, player personnel staff, general managers and head coaches from all 32 NFL teams are expected be in attendance to watch live practices, conduct player interviews and review tape.