Tue, Nov 06, 2018
MOBILE, Ala. (Nov. 6) – The Senior Bowl will host a first of its kind event in Mobile the Sunday before Thanksgiving when it hosts the first annual ‘Turkey Touchdown’ event at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.
“The Thanksgiving holiday means family and football,” said Reese’s Senior Bowl Executive Director Jim Nagy, “and we wanted to do something fun for the city.”
The event on Nov. 18 will start at 11:00am with an NFL tailgate in the west parking lot. Fans can tailgate and watch the noon NFL game and then watch the first-place Saints take on the defending Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles on a giant screen in the parking lot. The Saints game kicks off at 3:25pml.
Meanwhile, in the stadium at noon, the first of three youth football games kicks off when the 12U Mobile County All-Stars take on the Mobile City All-Stars. They are followed by the CYO 3rd-4thgrade champs from Christ the King facing St. Paul’s.
After the second game, members of the Senior Bowl Ambassador Club, including newly inducted Pro Hall of Famer Robert Brazile, will be on hand to help recognize the top high school senior players in Mobile County – players who could be future Senior Bowlers down the road.
Then the 8U Mobile County All-Stars will battle the Mobile City All-Stars in the final game of the day. Admission is $5 for the games (good for all three games).
Throughout the day, the Senior Bowl will be handing off 400 turkey dinners to preselected families through Feeding the Gulf Coast.
TURKEY TOUCHDOWN EVENT
NOV 18 - LADD-PEEBLES STADIUM
Saints-Eagles Tailgate/Watch Party – West parking lot
12U Mobile County All-Stars vs Mobile City All-Stars
3rd-4th grade Christ the King vs St. Paul's
Announcement of 1st Annual Future Senior Bowl Prospect Team
We take a brief timeout between games to recognize the top high school seniors in Mobile County - players who could be future Senior Bowlers down the road - and we acknowledge their accomplishments and abilities with the formation of this elite group.
8U Mobile County All-Stars vs Mobile City All-Stars
The 70thAnnual Reese’s Senior Bowl is slated for January 26, 2019 in Mobile, Ala. The game kicks off at 1:30pm CT on NFL Network. The first of three practices for the South and North teams starts on Tuesday, January 22.