ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Newberry College senior offensive lineman Lequawn James has been selected to play in the National Bowl all-star game this Sunday, December 9, at J. Birney Crum Stadium. The game will kickoff at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
James was a first team all-South Atlantic Conference selection last month following an outstanding career in the scarlet and gray. He graduated in May 2012 from Newberry's nursing program as part of just the second class of Newberry nurses. He was a national semifinalist for the National Football Foundation's Campbell trophy in 2011 and was Academic All-District in 2009, 2011 and 2012.
He has started at various positions on the Wolves' offensive line for four seasons. He has been named to the South Atlantic Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll, the Newberry College Dean's List and is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Christians Living Among You and the Metoka Galeda Choir.