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Revolution Coaching Staff Lead East Coast Bowl

December 1, 2009 - Indoor Football League (IFL) - Richmond Revolution News Release

RICHMOND, VA.: SportsQuest and the Richmond Revolution announced today that their coaching staff led the North and South squads in the 9th annual East Coast Bowl, held this past Saturday in Petersburg, VA. The East Coast Bowl brings together the top players from Division I-FCS, Division II, Division III and NAIA levels. In all there were 75 players from across the country, representing colleges and universities in 22 different states.

Revolution Head Coach Steve Criswell was brought on to be the game coordinator, with Offensive Coordinator Brent Williams coaching the South team. Williams was assisted during the game by Revolution coaches John Trott and Brian Edmonds. The North team was coached by Defensive coordinator Billy Jarvis with help from Tim Jones and Mike McIntire. The North squad won 27-21, on a late touchdown pass from Albany State QB A.J. McKenna to Northern Michigan Wide Receiver Zach Nichols. The win helped to erase thoughts of a 27-0 defeat at the hands of the South squad in last year's game. The game was played in front of scouts from NFL Teams as well as CFL (Canadian Football League) teams. The two days of preparation leading up to the game also included a combine that will be used to earn players invites to training camps, the NFL Combine and eventually to professional teams.

Former VSU Wide Receiver Antwun Williams signs with Revolution

The Revolution also announced the signing of former Virginia State WR Antwun Williams to a contract for the 2010 season. Williams last played in 2009 for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Pioneers of the af2. Williams played in 5 games, totaling 18 receptions for 203 yards and 2 touchdowns, while also making 11 tackles and recovering 2 fumbles on defense. Over his 4 year career at VSU Williams totaled 61 receptions for 910 yards and 3 touchdowns. Williams also spent time on defense with 1 career interception, 3 blocked kicks, 1 safety and 9 tackles in limited time. The Williams signing brings the team's roster to 36 for the upcoming season. The team can sign up to 9 more players for training camp which will start in February.

SportsQuest's Richmond Revolution, is a proud member of the Indoor Football League. SportsQuest is in the process of building a 250 acre multi-purpose, multi-sport campus in the Chesterfield area of Virginia. The campus is designed to host athletes of all skill levels, from recreational to Olympic training. Among their plans is the creation of an arena that will house hockey, basketball and indoor football. The arena will be up and running by 2011, but the expansion IFL franchise will begin play in 2010 at the Arthur Ashe Athletic Center.

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