The AutoZone Liberty Bowl and WLMT CW30 are teaming up again to expand the coverage and exposure of the 16th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School Football All-Star Game presented by ARS/Conway Services and the Tennessee Highway Safety Office. For the second consecutive year, CW30 will televise the game live in the Memphis area on Saturday, December 9 at 2:30 p.m. The game will be played at Memphis University School.
Numerous current college and NFL stars are prominent All-Star Game alumni, including University of Memphis record-breaking WR Anthony Miller and standout TE Joey Magnifico, Ole Miss All-American and All-SEC kicker Gary Wunderlich, and Atlanta Falcons All-Pro DT Dontari Poe.
“We’re excited to continue this outstanding partnership with CW30,” said Steve Ehrhart, Executive Director of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. “The AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School Football All-Star Game has a wonderful tradition of showcasing the top players in the Memphis area. Football fans throughout the Memphis/Mid-South area will again have the opportunity to enjoy watching the college stars of tomorrow in their final high school game.”
“CW30 is committed to distinct and unique local programming opportunities. Year one of televising the All-Star Game was a great success and we’re proud to renew our partnership with the AutoZone Liberty Bowl,” said Joe Denk, Vice President and General Manager of CW30 and Local 24 in Memphis. “The AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School Football All-Star Game is a perfect fit for us and furthers our mission of emphasizing local sports programming that is meaningful to our viewers.”
The AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School Football All-Star Game will feature the top 84 senior players selected from 54 public and private schools in the Memphis area. The players will be chosen on the basis of their character, on and off-field achievements and classroom performance.