HALOTI NGATA AND JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER NAMED ?2019 POLYNESIAN BOWL HONORARY TEAM CAPTAINS
The Polynesian Bowl is a premier high school football all-star game that features 100 of the top players in the nation.
(Polynesian Football Hall of Fame) - The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced Tuesday that NFL stars Haloti Ngata and JuJu Smith-Schuster have been named Honorary Team Captains for the 2019 Polynesian Bowl.
Two-time Super Bowl Champion Haloti Ngata is a defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft, and has been selected for the Pro Bowl five times. Haloti played for the Ravens for nine seasons before being traded to the Detroit Lions before the 2015 NFL season. He played college football for the University of Oregon and earned consensus All-American honors.
JuJu Smith-Schuster is a wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In his second year, JuJu is among NFL leaders in receptions and yards received. Last season, he was named by the Pro Football Writers Association to the NFL All-Rookie Team and recognized as the 2017 Polynesian Pro Player of the Year. He played college football at the University of Southern California earning First Team All-PAC12 honors.
Past Polynesian Bowl Honorary Team Captains have included Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota, Baltimore Ravens OG Ronnie Stanley (2017) and San Francisco 49ers DL DeForest Buckner, New England Patriots DT Danny Shelton (2018).
The Polynesian Bowl is a premier high school football all-star game that features 100 of the top players in the nation. The game will take place on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 9:00 p.m. PST at Aloha Stadium on O?ahu, Hawai?i, and will be televised live on CBS Sports Network.