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2018 Orange Bowl Florida High School Football Showcase presented by Cleveland Clinic Florida

Football

This showcase is free for all participants and colleges. Purpose: The Orange Bowl Florida High School Football Showcase provides an opportunity for young student-athletes to use their athletic and academic skills to attend college and ultimately earn a degree. Event overview: The Orange Bowl Florida High School Football Showcase is a free one day event that brings together Florida high school seniors and educational institutions in Division II, III, and NAIA programs from across the country. A series of tests and drills will be run that will best display each player's various talents at their respective positions. Following the showcase, players and universities will meet to discuss scholarship opportunities for the participating athletes. How it works: All student-athletes must pre-register. In order to participate you must meet academic requirements, be a graduating high school senior and have not accepted a scholarship offer from a Division I football program. For more information, academic requirements and to register please visit www.orangebowl.org. Deadline to register, Friday, February 2nd. 2017 Results: Almost 50 colleges in attendance Provided more than $1 million dollars in scholarships to student-athletes Success Story: o Caleb Thomas, from Miami Gardens, FL, Flanagan High School Graduate o Recruited by Graceland University at the 2017 Showcase o 2017 AFCA NAIA Coaches' 1st Team All American o NAIA Records set in 2017: 158 receptions, 15.8 receptions /game, 27 catches in 1 game o Other 2017 highlights: 10 TDs, 123.5 receiving yards/game Coaches: If you are a coach or former player and would like to volunteer at the showcase, please contact Andrew Sommella at (305) 341-4740 or asommella@orangebowl.org Registered volunteer coaches will have an opportunity to meet one on one with the participating colleges at a welcome reception sponsored by the Hard Rock Hotel on Friday, February 16th, 2018.