Soccer players from the University of Maine and also Husson University is going to have the opportunity to match up one longer as collegians.
Jamil Demby and Robenson Saintard equally have earned spots in postseason all-star occasions.
Demby has accepted an invitation to perform at the 2018 National Football League Players Association Collegiate Bowl and Saintard was selected for its College Gridiron Showcase.
Demby, a 6-foot-5, 335-pound offensive lineman, took home several postseason awards following his senior season with the Black Bears. He was a All-CAA first-team selection and has been chosen to the Phil Steele Football Championship Subdivision All-America First Team.
The Vineland, N.J. native was also a STATS FCS All-America second-team and All-New England Football Team honoree.
The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, is scheduled for a 4 star kickoff on Jan. 20 at the Rose Bowl at Pasadena, California on Jan. 20. The match, which is aired live on FS1, is an real time experience that gives players with the chance to showcase their game to NFL scouts and trainers.
Super Bowl Champion coaches Mike Martz and Darrell Green will serve as head coaches of both National and American teams, respectively.
Saintard will cap off a successful senior season at Husson using a trip to the College Gridiron Showcase.
The first-team All-Eastern Conference Football Conference wide receiver can show off his skills Jan. 6-10 at Addison, Texas. The show would be for NFL Draft-eligible players selected by a panel of soccer experts.
The five-day event comprises a series of conventions and evaluations as well as a controlled scrimmage.
Saintard generated a career-high 370 getting yards and a touchdown for the Eagles. This contained a 44-yard grab against SUNY Maritime. He started all 12 games and averaged 30.8 yards per game and 13.2 yards per grab.