Dream Bowl Offensive MVP Ryan Montague Draws Interest From Super Bowl Champs

Neil Malvone, President of Cutting Edge Sports Management, is proud to announce that Louisiana College running back Ryan Montague, Dream Bowl IIOffensive MVP of Dream Bowl II this past January, was invited to a tryout with the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent. Although Ryan did not make the squad, his presence at an NFL camp shows that with hard work players from small colleges have what it takes to make it to the next level.

The Dream Bowl II was played January 20, 2014 at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex in Virginia Beach, VA.  The College Football All-Star Game was a showcase of the best NCAA D-II/D-III players from across the country.  College scout from the Oakland Raiders, Raleigh McKenzie, and CFL scouts, Russ Lande (Montreal) and Bryan Perez (Ottawa), were on hand to watch the all-stars play all weekend. The scouts all agreed that the Dream Bowl rosters were filled with players with the talent to play at the next level.

Montague was named the Offensive MVP after an impressive performance in which he completely dominated the second-half of the game scoring three touchdowns on runs of 26, 22, and 3 yards. Montague finished with 79 yards on only 11 carries for an average of over 7 yards per carry. Coach Jordan Neal of Hendrix College stated after the game that “players like Ryan are special and they make coaching look easy”.

The Dream Bowl weekend gives small college players an opportunity to show their considerable skills and talents in front of scouts and agents. “We are proud of the exposure to NFL teams offered to small college football players at the Dream Bowl and we will continue to build the game to be bigger each year”, said Rich Vellucci, Executive Vice-President of CESM. Montague represents the 4th Dream Bowl alum to be invited to an NFL camp in the two years of the game’s existence. CESM has announced that Dream Bowl III will be returning to Virginia Beach on Monday, January 19, 2015 following an NFL/CFL combine on Friday, January 16.

London Fletcher, a future Hall-of-Famer, is proof that talented players can be found at all divisions of college football and that they can be successful in the NFL. Fletcher was an undrafted free agent from D-III school, John Carroll when he signed with the St. Louis Rams in 1998. He went on to play in 215 consecutive games for the Rams, Bills, and Redskins, winning Super Bowl XXXIV with the Rams. Every small college player hopes to follow the example set by Fletcher. All they want is the chance. Their hard work and determination will do the rest. For Cutting Edge Sports Management, The Dream Bowl was created for that opportunity in getting them noticed. Ryan Montague is proof that hard work and talent will lead to achieving one’s dreams. For Ryan that dream included a shot at making the roster of the defending Super Bowl champions.


Cutting Edge Management–For more information visit www.dreambowl.net and www.cuttingedgesportsmanagement.org or contact Neil Malvone at 908-510-0087.



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