Edwards, Vermeil named coaches for NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 3:38 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The NFLPA announced Thursday that former NFL head coaches Herm Edwards and Dick Vermeil will coach the two teams in the 2013 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

The game will take place on Jan. 19 on the campus of California State University. Edwards was a 10-year NFL cornerback who now serves as an ESPN NFL analyst. Vermiel coached in the NFL for 19 years and won the Super Bowl in 1999 with the Rams.

For the one week preceding the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, draft-eligible seniors will receive an in-depth introduction to the players' union. Player ambassadors for the game include former NFL players Terrell Davis, Lorenzo Neal and Andre Reed.