Palmetto High junior to participate in national all-star bowl in Orlando[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hile attending an Offense-Defense Football Camp this summer, Nathan Mendoza, 16, was named an Offense- Defense All-American and invited to participate in the ninth annual Offense-Defense Bowl Week festivities taking place Dec. 30- Jan. 4, 2015, at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando.
Mendoza, a junior at Miami Palmetto Senior High School and defensive end and guard for the Panthers football team was selected for this honor from a group of young athletes numbering in the thousands across the country and played well representing Miami, easily validating the Bowl Selection Committee’s choice in tabbing Mendoza for the All-Star tilt.
The Offense-Defense Youth All- American Bowl is part of a week-long series of events including the televised, ninth annual Offense-Defense All- American Bowl, an all-star football game showcasing 88 of the top high school seniors in the country and has featured current NFL pros such as Cam Newton, Joe Haden, and Dez Bryant among others before they were collegiate and later professional stars.
Offense-Defense Sports has been running full-contact football instructional camps for the past 45 years and currently operates in approximately 40 camp locations nationwide every spring and summer.
For information visit www.o-d.com.