Wildcat Makes World Team of American Football RosterPosted: January 21, 2012
The Edmonton Wildcats are proud to announce that one of their own, Rookie Wide Receiver Ryan Smith has been selected to the World Team of American Football Development Roster. Ryan was selected from a provisional list of 100 International players that were nominated by the IFAF federations. Ryan was named PFC Special Teams Player of the week back in September. He ended the regular season with 27 catches for 312 yards, scoring 1 touchdown. Also utilized for Kickoffs, Field Goals and Converts, Ryan had 31 kick offs for 1539 yds, was 7 for 13 on Field Goal attempts and was 13 for 13 on extra points. He was tied for 1st in scoring on the Wildcats with 42 points and second in receiving yds.
The team will face USA Football’s Junior National Team, comprised of the top high school seniors, at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex in Austin, Texas on Saturday, February 1st. Team World is currently made up of 50 players from eight countries and four continents.
NFL Network will provide live coverage of the game, which is designated an official Pro Bowl Week event by the NFL, at 12 noon ET February 1st. The game will follow AFC and NFC Pro Bowl practices, which conclude earlier that day, and admission to both events is free
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