RECRUITING THE BOX

Team Tampa ready for battle at IMG Madden 7-on-7

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The Tampa area will put its talent on display this weekend at the IMG Madden 7-on-7 Southeast Regional.

The squad, aptly named ‚ÄúTeam Tampa,” is built on athleticism and skill boasting many of the top players in the area, and the state.

The most updated roster, released at 2 p.m. today, shows 22 players representing 12 area schools. Of the 22 prospects, 14 are featured in the 2012 Winter Fire 49.

The 7-on-7 qualifying event is not only a great way for participants to compete with top-tier competition and gain college exposure, but it is also a great way for Tampa to showcase its athletes to state-wide competition.

“It’s an honor to play with some of Tampa’s best all on one team, to play against other areas,” sophomore linebacker Vincent Jackson says. “I love challenging competition that you don’t usually face everyday.”

Jackson is one of eight sophomores on Team Tampa, which also welcomes one freshman.

See the full roster below:

WR Zach Benjamin Tampa Catholic 2013
DB Shaquill Griffin Lakewood 2013
DB Shaquem Griffin Lakewood 2013

Position First Name Last Name High School Class
WR Alvin Bailey Armwood 2013
QB Schyler Clark Armwood HS 2014
RB Greg Newton Armwood HS 2015
CB Leon McQuay Armwood HS 2013
CB Kyle Gibson Armwood HS 2014
RB Robert Davis Carollwood Day HS 2014
QB Pete DiNovo Eastlake HS 2013
WR Artavis Scott Eastlake HS 2014
LB Isaac Tanner Freedom HS 2013
S Nate Godwin Freedom HS 2013
WR Maurice Hall Gibbs HS 2014
LB Jordan Sherit Hillsborough HS 2013
LB Nigel Harris Hillsborough HS 2013
WR Aaron Jenkins Jefferson HS 2013
WR Travis Johnson Jesuit HS 2013
LB Vincent Jackson Jesuit HS 2014
WR Rodney Adams Lakewood HS 2013
WR Dontario Fowler Lakewood HS 2014
S Paris Bostic Plant HS 2013
WR Richard Benjamin Tampa Bay Tech 2013
QB Chase Litton Wharton HS 2014
CB Vernon Hargreaves Wharton HS 2013