Minnesota All-Star Football Game alumni that are currently coaching or playing in the NFL. There are 3 coaches and 9 players for a total of 12.

 

Year     First Name Last Name School/City Team          Position NFL Pos.         NFLYR                    NFL Team 2014
1957     Tom Y. Moore Rochester                      South          Back Coach             1977-2014               Arizona(Offensive Consultant)
1974     Jerry            Rosburg       Fairmont                        South          End             Coach             2001-14                   Baltimore
1974     Marc            Trestman      St. Louis Park North QB               Coach             85-91, 95-04, 13-14 Chicago(Head Coach)
2002 Matt             Spaeth          St. Michael-Albertville Outstate      TE                                      TE 2007-14 Pittsburgh
2003     Craig           Dahl              Mankato East Outstate      QB               DB 2007-2014               San Francisco
2005     Eric              Decker          Rocori                            Outstate      WR              WR                  2010-14                   NY Jets
2005     Ramon        Humber         Champlin Park Metro          LB                LB                    2009-14                   New Orleans
2005     James         Laurinaitis    Wayzata                         Metro          LB                LB                    2009-14                   St. Louis
2006     Karl              Klug              Caledonia                      Outstate      DE DL                   2011-2014               Tennessee
2007     Paul             Cornick        Orono                            Metro          OL               OL                   2014                        Denver
2008     Adam           Thielen         Detroit Lakes Outstate      WR              WR                  2014                        Minnesota (Started Week 3)
2010     Billy             Turner           Mounds View Metro          OL OT        2014                        Miami (Inactive first 3 weeks)

 

Three of the players made their first NFL active rosters in 2014: Paul Cornick, Adam Thielen, Billy Turner (Turner has not dressed in weeks 1-3).

 

The total number of All-Star Game alumni that have played or coached in the NFL is 80.

 

Which All-Star Game produced the most NFL players or coaches? 1974 (5)

 

 

SOUTH DEFEATS NORTH 37-22 IN 2014 TACKLE CANCER ALL-STAR GAME

All-time series record: South leads the overall series 11-9-1 
 
The All-Star Football Game showcased outstanding senior players from the 2013 high school football season. Players and coaches representing 83 schools and 29 conferences participated in this year’s game. They were selected by members of the Minnesota Football Coaches Association.
Questions may be directed to Game Director Dave Fritze at 651-230-1007. Game history questions may be directed to Dave Giles at dtkgiles@yahoo.com or 651-274-9359.

 

MFCA TACKLE CANCER ALL-STAR FOOTBALL

WEBCAST ARCHIVE

ALL-STAR GAME REPLAYS

Replays of the game from Northwest Cable TV will be shown at the following times:

·         Monday June 30 at 10:00 AM and 10:00 PM

·         Tuesday July 1 at 7:00 and 10:00 PM

·         Saturday July 5 at 1:00 and 7:00 PM

All-Star Football Game Alumnus Selected in the 2014 NFL Draft

 

Name

NFL Team

College

Draft Round

Position

High School

All-Star Year

All-Star Team

Billy Turner

Miami

North Dakota State

3 (68th overall)

OT

Mounds View

2010

Metro

 

Billy Turner was a 2009 Associated Press First Team All-State selection. In the 2010 All-Star Football Game, he was a starting offensive tackle for the Metro All-Stars in a 28-0 victory over the Outstate All-Stars at Husky Stadium.

 

In college, Billy Turner started 56 games in four seasons for the North Dakota State Bison and played on three consecutive NCAA FCS National Championship teams (2011, 2012, 2013). Turner finished his college career by playing in the 2014 Senior Bowl All-Star Game.

 

Congratulations to Billy Turner!


PLAYERS ANNOUNCED FOR 41st ANNUAL

MFCA TACKLE CANCER ALL-STAR FOOTBALL GAME

Full Release

North Roster                                     South Roster

The 88 players who will participate in the 41st Annual MFCA Tackle Cancer All-Star Football Game have been announced by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association. The 2014 All-Star Football Game will be held on Saturday June 28 at Husky Stadium on the campus of the St. Cloud State University. The kick-off will be at 1:00 PM.

The All-Star Football Game will showcase outstanding senior players from the 2013 high school football season. Players and coaches representing 85 schools and 30 conferences will participate in this year’s game. They were selected by members of the Minnesota Football Coaches Association.


COACHES ANNOUNCED FOR 41st ANNUAL MFCA TACKLE CANCER ALL-STAR GAME

Full Release

The 16 coaches who will participate in the 41st Annual MFCA Tackle Cancer All-Star Football Game have been announced by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association (MFCA). The 2014 All-Star Football Game will be held on Saturday June 28 at Husky Stadium on the campus of the St. Cloud State University. The kick-off will be at 1:00 PM. The All-Star Football Game will showcase outstanding senior players from the 2013 Minnesota high school football season.

The 2014 All-Star Game will be the 41st in the current annual series and the 52nd overall. For the fourth consecutive year, the game will feature the North All-Stars versus the South All-Stars. In the 2013 game, the South All-Stars defeated the North All-Stars 24-14 at Husky Stadium.

The South All-Stars lead the current North-South series 2-1. The South also leads the overall North-South series 10-9-1 after 20 games.

The head coaches for the 2014 MFCA Tackle Cancer All-Star Football Game are Bill Weiss of Chisago Lakes Area (North) and Mike Grant of Eden Prairie (South). Together, they have a combined 58 years of head coaching experience and a combined career head coaching record of 381 wins and 141 losses.

NAME CHANGE FOR ALL-STAR FOOTBALL GAME

Full Press Release

A name change for the 41st Annual Minnesota High School All-Star Football Game has been announced by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association (MFCA).

 

Beginning with the 2014 game, the Minnesota High School All-Star Football Game will be officially known as the “MFCA Tackle Cancer All-Star Football Game”.

 

With the name change, the All-Star Football Game will now be the kick-off game for MFCA’s Tackle Cancer program each season.


 

2014 All-Star Coaches Named

South
  Mike Grant Eden Prairie Head South Coach
  Mark Ritter Eden Prairie  
  Paul Ruud Glencoe Silver Lake  
  Steve Solom BOLD  
  Jeff Johnson Chatfield  
  Ray Betton Holy Angels  
  James Semmen Lanesboro  
  George Thole Stillwater  
South
  Bill Weiss Chisago Lakes Head North Coach
  Mark Elmer Stillwater  
  John Young Coon Rapids  
  Derek Parendo Proctor  
  Matt Townsend Columbia Heights  
  Jay Loven Upsalla/Swanville Area  
  John McEahran Perham  
  To Be Named    

ALL-STAR ALUMNI IN THE NFL

The 32 NFL teams made their final cuts this past weekend. The following alumni players from the Minnesota High School All-Star Football Game are included on NFL 53-man rosters as the 2013-14 NFL season begins:

 

Name

NFL Team

Pos

Years

All-Star

All-Star Team

High School

College

Matt Spaeth

Pittsburgh

TE

7

2002

Outstate

STMA

Minnesota

Craig Dahl

San Francisco

DB

6

2003

Outstate

Mankato East

NDSU

Ramon Humber

New Orleans

LB

6

2005

Metro

Champlin Park

NDSU

James Laurinaitis

St. Louis

LB

5

2005

Metro

Wayzata

Ohio State

Eric Decker

Denver

WR

4

2005

Outstate

Rocori

Minnesota

Karl Klug

Tennessee

DL

3

2006

Outstate

Caledonia

Iowa

 

The following alumni players from the Minnesota High School All-Star Football Game are included on NFL practice squads:

 

Name

NFL Team

Pos

Years

All-Star

All-Star Team

High School

College

Paul Cornick

Denver

OT

Rookie

2007

Metro

Orono

NDSU

Brian Arnfelt

Pittsburgh

DE

Rookie

2008

Metro

Stillwater

Northwestern

Adam Thielen

Minnesota

WR

Rookie

2008

Outstate

Detroit Lakes

Minnesota State-Mankato

 

South Defeats North 24-14 in 40th Annual All-Star Game

All-time series record: South leads the overall series 10-9-1

The All-Star Football Game showcased outstanding senior players from the 2012 high school football season. Players and coaches representing 82 schools and 35 conferences participated in this year’s game. They were selected by members of the Minnesota Football Coaches Association.

 

Game Photos from MSHSL Facebook

SOUTH DEFEATS NORTH 33-21 IN 2012 GAME

Game Stats

The 39th Annual Minnesota High School All-Star Football Game was held on Saturday June 30 at Husky Stadium on the campus of St. Cloud State University.

Final score: South All-Stars 33, North All-Stars 21
All-time series record: North vs. South series is now tied 9-9-1
The All-Star Football Game showcased outstanding senior players from the 2011 high school football season. Players and coaches representing 78 schools and 31 conferences participated in this year’s game. They were selected by members of the Minnesota Football Coaches Association.

2012 Game Facts & Figures

2012 - North Defeats South 17-7

Blaine's Eric Kline of the North put the boot to the South on a day when a new format and location at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium seemed to satisfy all.

Read Star Tribune Coverage               Game Stats        2011 Game Facts and Figures

 

This Game is brought to you by:
The Minnesota Football Coaches Association