Friendship Chistian eighth-grader Mike Jones Jr. and seventh-grader Luke Smith competed as part of Team Tennessee in the FBU Football Competition this past weekend in their respective grade divisions.
Football University, owned and operated by All American Games, producers of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, is an invitation-only experience. The series, held at Brentwood Academy, Dec. 7-8, was single elimination.
Jones’ eighth-rade team won and will advance this weekend to the regional tournament. The winners from Atlanta then go on to play on the national stage in San Antonio at the championship game. In total, over 64 teams from all over the United States and Canada representing their state/province are battling in these single elimination tournaments.