Trinity University Tigers senior wide
receiver Riley Curry of Sugar Land, Texas (Clements), has been selected
to play on Team Stars & Stripes in the Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the
Stars) Dec. 19, in Monterrey, Mexico.
Formerly known as the Aztec Bowl, the
game pits 50 outstanding football players from the NCAA Division III
against the Tec Monterrey All-Stars. This year’s game will be played on
the Tec de Monterrey Campus Estado de Mexico. Team members will practice
at the Tec Monterrey facility near Mexico City from December 14-18.
The 6-foot, 196-pound Curry is the
seventh Tiger to play in the U.S.-Mexico all-star game. The last Trinity
player to compete was defensive tackle Baron Koch, who played in the 2007
Aztec Bowl in Chihuahua, Mexico. Koch recorded a quarterback sack in the
U.S. 37-19 victory over Mexico.
Curry is just the second player in
Trinity history to reach 200 receptions in a career. He is in fourth
place on the career receiving yards list, eclipsing 2,500 yards. This
season, Curry has 42 receptions, in eight games, for 513 yards and three
The Tigers, led by 20th-year head
coach Steve Mohr, stand at 5-3 overall, and are 2-2 in the Southern
Collegiate Athletic Conference. Trinity wraps up its regular-season home
schedule Saturday by hosting Centre College in an SCAC game at 1:30 p.m.
at E.M. Stevens Stadium.
Curry stands fourth in career
receptions and second in career receiving yards as a Trinity Tiger, and
leads the team in receiving this year