Team USA takes the field
The 2012 International Bowl in Austin, Texas, will be nationally televised live in high definition on CBS Sports Network in the United States and Canada as well as broadcast on the American Forces Network for U.S. service men and women deployed overseas and on U.S. Navy ships. Kickoff is 6 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 1 - National Signing Day.
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The third annual International Bowl features the U.S. Under-19 National Team comprised of the top high school players in the country against an IFAF World Team of premiere players age 19-and-under from outside the United States. Both teams will field a roster of 50 players. U.S. National Team players and coaches are selected by USA Football. The World Team is selected by the International Federation of American Football (IFAF), comprised of 62 countries spanning six continents.
International Bowl rosters, game and ticket information are available at www.InternationalBowl2012.com.
True to its name, the 2012 International Bowl features players and coaches from a record 20 countries, making it the most globally diverse matchup in football history. This year's record number of 20 participating countries tops the previous high of 17, set in Austin last year.
The U.S. National Team is led by Cincinnati St. Xavier head coach STEVE SPECHT. University of Western Ontario head coach GREG MARSHALL is the World Team's head coach.
The game will be webcast live outside of North America at www.usafootball.com/InternationalBowl. Webcast viewers within North America may view the game telecast online 72 hours after its conclusion.