Nov. 21, 2011
BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic University seniors Kevin Cyrille and Alfred Morris have received invitations to play in the inaugural Battle of Florida All-Star Game, on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 8 p.m. in FAU's on-campus stadium. The game, featuring senior collegiate all-stars from the state of Florida, will be nationally televised by FOX.
FAU Head Coach Howard Schnellenberger, who announced in August that the 2011 season would be his final as FAU's head coach, has agreed to serve as the head coach for the South Florida players while former Florida State University Head Coach Bobby Bowden will coach the team made up of North Florida players.
Cyrille has tallied 31 total tackles, including 7.5 for a loss of 29 yards. Cyrille is listed No. 4 among FAU's all-time sack leaders with 8.5, No. 5 in yards lost, No. 8 in forced fumbles and No. 1 in quarterback hurries. He is a three-year starter and has just surpassed the 100 career tackle plateau.
Morris has assaulted the FAU record books assuming the top spot in several categories over the last few weeks. He is No. 1 in total touchdowns scored, rushing touchdowns, rushing yards and in all-purpose yards. He needs 84 yards to become the first player in FAU history to have two 1,000 yard season. He was the fourth player in FAU head coach Howard Schnellenberger's coaching career to surpass the 1,000 yard mark.
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