North Carolina Shrine Bowl Coaches Named

CHARLOTTE — Ron Long, athletic director of the Shrine Bowl Of The Carolinas, has announced the selection of coaches for the 2012 all-star football game, according to the Shrine Bowl web site.

The coaching staff will guide the North Carolina high school all-stars against their counterparts from South Carolina in the 76th annual Shrine Bowl game.

The game is scheduled for Saturday, December 15, at Gibbs Stadium on the campus of Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Veteran head coach Nelson Smith of Garner will be the North Carolina head coach.  The staff will include Adrian Snow of West Forsyth, Russell Stone of Fayetteville Douglas Byrd, Doug Illing of Davie, B.J. Laughter of Hendersonville, Mike Byus of East Lincoln and David Grant of Burlington Walter Williams.

Congratulations to these outstanding coaches on this honor.