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 Wyssmy Despagne Set To Compete In National Bowl

Dec. 6 - MIAMI, Fla. - Bethany College football standout, senior Wyssmy Despagne (Riverdale, Pa./Parkdale) is set to compete in the National Bowl Game on Sunday, December 7.

The National Bowl Game is an annual post-season college football all-star game consisting of top players from non-FBS schools. The fifth-annual game will be played on Sunday at 10 am on the campus of Florida International University. The game showcases All-American and all-conference seniors from around the Nation that travel to the game from over 30 states representing over 400+ Division II, III and NAIA schools.

The contest gives NFL and CFL scouts a chance to view and get to know some of the best players from smaller schools over the bowl weekend. The game has scouts confirmed from over 20 NFL, CFL and Arena football teams.

A Second-Team Pre-Season All-American selection by USAFootball, Inc. Despagne finished the 2014 season by earning his second-straight First-Team All-PAC selection. Despagne earned his all-conference selection by recording 51 tackles including 38 solo stops this season. He also ranked second on the team in passes defended with nine, including one interception on the year.

Despagne will compete in the contest for the Blue Nation team under Arena Football League head coach Brian Ferguson of the Jacksonville Sharks.

The contest can be viewed live at