Former Sun Devil Head Coach Frank Kush and Former Sun Devil All-America Cornerback Michael Haynes To Participate In Chick-fil-A Bowl Alma Mater
April 17, 2008
GREENSBORO, Ga. - With just under two weeks before the Chick-fil-A Bowl Alma Mater at Reynolds Plantation is set to tee off, premier coach and celebrity teams are still coming on board with the hope of taking home the $100,000 first-place scholarship check.
During his 21-year career at ASU, Frank Kush compiled an incredible record of 176-54-1. From 1969 to 1973,
A 2001 inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame, Michael Haynes will complete the Sun Devils' team. Haynes was a nine-time NFL Pro Bowler with the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Raiders and helped lead the Raiders to a victory in Super Bowl XVIII. Haynes was also inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1997.
The Chick-fil-A Bowl Alma Mater at Reynolds Plantation will be played April 29 and features pairings that include a university head coach and a celebrity alumnus from the same school competing in a scramble format against other university teams from around the country for their share of the $375,000 scholarship purse.
The unparalleled field will also include defending champions Frank Beamer and Dell Curry of Virginia Tech and other top NCAA head coaches and celebrities. In all, 14 teams are scheduled to hit the links.
Current players and teams include:
TEAM: COACH: CELEBRITY:
Alabama Nick Saban Ken Stabler
Arizona State Frank Kush Michael Haynes
Auburn Tommy Tuberville Pat Sullivan
Boston College Jeff Jagodinski Chris O'Donnell
Colorado Bill McCartney Kordell Stewart
Georgia Tech Paul Johnson Jon Barry
Maryland Ralph Friedgen Neil O'Donnell
South Carolina Steve Spurrier Sterling Sharpe
UCLA Rick Neuheisel Sinjin Smith
UConn Jim Calhoun Donny Marshall
Virginia Tech Frank Beamer Dell Curry
Wake Forest Jim Grobe Billy Packer
More new teams will be announced prior to the event.
The celebrity round will be taped for broadcast and aired nationally by CBS at 2 p.m. (ET) on Christmas Day. The made-for-TV portion is being produced by Savlov Consulting, Inc.
In addition to the $375,000 scholarship purse, another $50,000 of the proceeds will be donated to the Reynolds Foundation.
For more information on the event, visit www.Chick-fil-ABowlAlmaMater.com.
With just under two weeks before the Chick-fil-A Bowl Alma Mater at Reynolds Plantation is set to tee off, premier coach and celebrity teams are still coming on board with the hope of taking home the $100,000 first-place scholarship check.