Sunday, May 24, 2015

Football: Taliaferro Game set for Wednesday night at Rowan

Football: Taliaferro Game set for Wednesday night at Rowan

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By Phil Anastasia

Trevor Osler of Cherokee and Ronald Williams of Bridgeton will be the quarterbacks for the Blue team and Mike McLaughlin of Haddonfield and Alec Vignola of Paul VI will be the quarterbacks for the White team at the annual Adam Taliaferro Foundation All-Star Football Classic Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Rowan University.

Tony Nicoloni of Maple Shade will coach the Blue team and Rob Cormier of Bishop Eustace will coach the White team in the annual clash of some of South Jersey’s best just-graduated football players.

The rosters for the teams are available online at www.taliaferrofoundation.org.

Proceeds from the game will benefit the Adam Taliaferro Foundation.

Taliaferro, the former Eastern High School star, was paralyzed while making a tackle for Penn State in a game at Ohio State in September of 2000. He has made a remarkable recovery and is now an attorney for a Philadelphia law firm.

The Adam Taliaferro Foundation (www.taliaferrofoundation.org) was started in 2001, and has raised nearly $1 million.

The foundation provides financial support as well as education to people who have sustained spinal cord injuries.

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Born and raised in South Jersey, Phil Anastasia prefers standing on the sidelines at high school football games on Friday nights to sitting in the press box at Eagles games on Sunday afternoons. He’s a graduate of Rowan University with a degree in English. Reach Phil at panastasia@phillynews.com.

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