Snowed in? Watch Lovett in the Tazon de Estrellas
TEC MONTERREY, MEXICO - The Tazon de Estrellas clash between
Team Stars & Stripes and the Tec Monterrey All-Stars, featuring
F&M cornerback Barry Lovett (Brooklyn, N.Y. / Poly
Prep) will air live via a webcast on GlobalFootball.com at 1pm U.S.
Eastern Time on Saturday, December 19.
A Spanish-language broadcast will be available from the Tec de Monterrey Campus Estado de Mexico through technology developed and made available by Cambridge, Massachusetts-based YouCastr and will provide all the action to a Global American football audience for a viewing fee of $5. Fans can access the game through the home page of www.GlobalFootball.com.
"We were eager to offer families and friends of players taking part in the game an opportunity to watch online and YouCastr Pro was able to make that possible," said Global Football President and Team Stars & Stripes General Manager Patrick Steenberge. "I hope fans of the sport who are intrigued to see these college football all-stars play what for many will be their last-ever game of football against a strong Mexican team will tune in to watch."
Through the easy-to-use broadcasting platform YouCastr Pro, the game will be automatically archived and available indefinitely for future on-demand viewing. The service is essentially a plug and play solution that is safe for schools. Safety features include making content available from only the sites approved by Global Football with no advertisements.
A total of 52 NCAA DIII players have traveled to Mexico to take on the Tec Monterrey All-Stars in the 2009 Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars), with 35 colleges from 20 states now represented on the Team Stars & Stripes roster under head coach Bill Manlove. The home team Tec All-Stars 70-man roster will be led by legendary coach Frank Gonzalez, who has won 11 national championships, 3 national conference championships and 1 Borregos Tournament championships for a total of 15 titles, has a combined record of 212-38-1 in a 24-year career with Campus Monterrey.
Russell Athletic and The Graphic Edge have partnered with Global Football Inc. as official apparel, uniform and ball suppliers for the Tazon de Estrellas. Spalding, a Russell Athletic Brand, will be the official football for the game, while Russell and The Graphic Edge will outfit Team Stars & Stripes players and coaches in Russell Athletic uniforms and specially designed apparel.