Posted: 6:14 pm Thursday, January 12th, 2012

College football: Several Palm Beach County alums in Battle of Florida 

By Matt Porter

High school football fans will notice a few familiar names on the South roster for the Battle of Florida, the college football all-star game coming to Boca Raton later this month.

Seven players with local ties will play for the South team, coached by Howard Schnellenberger. They are: Zach Brown (Pitt/Royal Palm Beach), Antonio Felenus (Wisconsin/Pahokee), Karnell Hatcher (LSU/Atlantic), Emmanuel Lamur (Kansas State/King’s Academy), Sammuel Lamur (Kansas State/King’s Academy), Martavious Odoms (Michigan/Pahokee) and Deonte Thompson (Florida/Glades Central). 

Josh McGregor (Jacksonville/Glades Day) will play for Bobby Bowden’s North squad.

Click here to see the full rosters

Players for the game must be eligible for the NFL Draft and either born in Florida or have played high school or college football in Florida. 

The Battle of Florida will take place at 8 p.m. Jan. 21 at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton. Tickets start at $12.50 and are available through Ticketmaster. For more information, see TheBattleofFlorida.com. The game will be broadcast on Fox College Sports.