MONTGOMERY – Two more players were added to the Alabama roster Sunday for the 28th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Game set to be played at Cramton Bowl Saturday at noon. The players for both teams report Monday afternoon between 1 and 2 p.m. for the game set to kick off at noon next Saturday.
Running back Demetrice Vaughan of Blount and defensive back Melvin Tyus of Carver-Montgomery were added to the 40-man roster for injured all-stars Nick Gibson of Pinson Valley and Dee Smith of Florence. Running back Jamarius Henderson of Dale County was added last week.
The game is hosted by the AHSADCA in conjunction with the AHSAA and will be televised live by the Raycom Network over its affiliates in Mississippi and Alabama.
Alabama head coach Jamey DuBose of Central-Phenix City and his staff will begin preparations for the Dec. 13 after players check in Monday. Check-in time is set for 1 to 2 p.m. for both teams. Alabama players report to the Country Inn & Suites and Mississippi players report to Comfort Inn & Suites at Chantilly Parkway. Teams will tour the Hyundai Plant Monday night and begin drills Tuesday morning. Alabama will practice at Huntingdon College and Mississippi at Faulkner University. Two practice sessions are planned Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Mississippi head coach is Jamie Mitchell of Starkville.
The AHSAA Radio Network also plans to broadcast the game over its statewide network.
Alabama’s All-Stars extended their winning streak to six games last December with a 21-17 win over Mississippi in the 27th all-star game. Alabama has won all three games played at Cramton Bowl since 2011 and is 20-7 overall in the series that dates back to 1988.
This will be the fourth year that Cramton Bowl has been the host site.
Rosters for both teams can be found at: http://www.al-msallstarfootball.com/Rosters.aspx
TICKET INFORMATION: Tickets are $10 each at the Cramton Bowl ticket booth with children 5-and-under admitted free. Tickets can also be ordered in advance through AHSAA ticket partner PREPTIX at the following link:
Special ticket programs have been set up for schools interested in bringing their teams to Montgomery for the game. Call 334-263-6994 for more details.