Six Tar Heels In Postseason Bowl Games

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Six Tar Heels will be appearing in football postseason all-star games in January, including record-setting quarterback Darian Durant and All-America center Jason Brown.

Durant and offensive tackle Willie McNeill will play in the Villages Gridiron Classic on Saturday, January 15, at The Villages Polo Stadium in The Villages, Fla., located approximately one-hour north of Orlando. The seventh-annual college all-star game was played at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando for its first five years. The game kicks off at 11 a.m. and can be seen on ESPN2.

Durant is Carolina's all-time leader in passing yards, total offense, completions and touchdown passes. He holds 51 school records. McNeill twice earned honorable-mention All-ACC honors and he started 44 career games at UNC.

Fullback Madison Hedgecock will play in the East-West Shrine Game on January 15 and the Hula Bowl in Maui on January 22. Hedgecock had his best season as a senior, rushing for a career-high 69 yards in a win over arch rival NC State. The East-West Shrine game will be televised by ESPN beginning at 2 p.m. The Hula Bowl is being televised by ESPN with a kickoff time of 7 pm.

Defensive tackle Jonas Seawright and safety Gerald Sensabaugh will play in the Las Vegas All-American Classic on January 22, which kicks off at 4 p.m. and is being televised by Fox Sports Net.

Brown will play in the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., on January 29 at 4 p.m. The Senior Bowl will be televised by ESPN2.


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