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USA And Canada Will Meet For Gold Medal In IFAF Under 19 Football World Championship

Team USA and Team Canada will meet for the second consecutive time in the International Federation Of American Football Under 19 World Football Championships. Team USA won the first meeting 41-3 in 2009.

Team Canada defeated Team Japan 33-24 to advance to the gold medal game. Japan had 65 more total yards of offense than Canada however Canada has five interceptions to power them to the win. Japan had an interception returned for a touchdown and intercepted and had three total on the evening. A full recap of this game can be found here by IFAF.

Lorenzo Woodley (No. 20) (Columbus HS FL) rushed for two TDs in the win Photo: USA Football

Team USA defeated  Team Austria 70-7 to advance to the Gold Medal game. Team USA broke open a 7-7 game by scoring 28 unanswered points in the second quarter.Tulsa, OK QB Brayden Scott would power the charge. Scott would then throw touchdown passes to Tarean Folston and Rodney Adams while adding a Lorenzo Woodley touchdown run over a 3:14 span to take a 35-7 lead into halftime. Folston and Woodley each had two touchdowns apiece in the game. Team USA would continue to lay it on in the second half to seal the deal scoring 63 unanswered point to advance with the 70-7 win. Game Recap.

Team Panama was defeated 51-0 against America Samoa: Game Recap from Todd Bell. Panama’s Balboa Academy sent their first crop of players to the US for a summer football camp at LaGrange College in LaGrange, GA USA. None of the players that attended the camp were on the roster.

Team USA and Team Canada will meet Saturday July 7th at 8pm in Austin, TX in the Gold Medal game. Team USA and Team Canada played three games im

Live coverage of the Gold Medal game can be seen here with the kickoff set for 9pm EST/8pm EST. Team Japan and Team Austria will meet in the Bronze Medal game earlier in the day.

For full game recaps from the entire IFAF Under 19 World Championships click here.

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Exclusive Video: Ryan Dillard Talks About His Switch To Southern Cal

Ryan Dillard of Buford (GA) talks about how he kept his options open after signing with Yale and by doing so he will be attending the University of Southern California to play football this fall (Dillard will enroll in summer school in June). Dillard is an under the radar player that did not get the acclaim by recruiting services that he thought his on field, academics and clean background warranted.

The biggest knock on Dillard in recruiting circles and with some schools was his size. When you watch him on film he plays so low that you really cannot detect his true height of 5’10”.

When asked about that Dillard said, “Yea I know. I now realize I didn’t have to play as low as I did and I’ll adjust at the next level, no problem”.

Well there you have it and no matter where you are you can hear Ryan Dillard making plays as a USC Trojan as the school has agreed to a new national radio deal as Joe Lucia of Awful Announcing reports.  Dillard and Detroit Lions All-Pro wide receiver Calvin “Megatron” Johnson, who played his college ball at Georgia Tech and his high school ball at Sandy Creek (GA), are cousins.

We’ll have more on Dillard’s trek to Southern Cal this week. Dillard is a prime example of one that handled their business on the playing field, in the classroom and on the recruiting trail despite all odds.

 

Did USC Land A Gem? Ryan Dillard Headed to Southern Cal

Buford (GA) All-World DB Ryan Dillard signed with Yale on signing day. Things did not workout afterwards and Dillard found his way to Southern Cal . Dillard said he kept his options open and because of  that and his pedigree he was able to play football for a football program that “wanted me”  .

All American Ryan Dillard going to Southern Cal

Dillard was a Semper Fidelis All-American and won two Georgia 2A State Championships at Buford in his three years. The Ryan Dillard Interview of him revealing these developments will be posted soon on Total Sports Coverage soon.