Power Up Front Highlights Texas All-Stars For Bermuda

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The Republic of Texas All-Stars have their roster for this week's Collegiate Cup clash with the Liberty Conference All-Stars in Bermuda.

LSU captain and All-American Brennan Falcon, former Junior All-American prop Mason Pedersen, Baylor standout Parker Vincent, and powerful Life University lock forward Daemon Torres lead a strong and talented Texas All-Stars squad into Thursday's matchup.

Head coach Rick Medina has concentrated on getting strength and power up front and versatility in the backs. Several of his backs can play multiple positions, and in fact a few can slot in at both center and flanker. But the key is how many accomplished tight five players he has in the lineup.

The Texas vs. Liberty game kicks off on Thursday, August 10, at 5:30 PM local time (4:30 PM Eastern Time). This matchup, as well as the Saracens vs. USA Islanders game that kicks off at 7:30 PM local time (6:30 PM ET), is live-streaming on FloRugby.


Republic of Texas All-Stars
Name: University/Club: Position:
Brennan Falcon LSU Flanker
Cameron Troxler LSU Flyhalf/Fullback/Wing
Daemon Torres Life University Lock
Derek Watson Austin Blacks Flanker/Lock/Prop
Hunter Briet LSU Hooker/Prop/Scrumhal
Jackson Slater Baylor Lock
Justin Brown Texas A&M/Austin Hunts Scrumhalf/Back
Kevin Marcotte UCSB Fullback/Wing
Mason Pedersen Austin Huns Prop
Nic Medina Texas Tech Flyhalf/Fullback
Nick Larsen TCU Center/Flanker
Parker Vincent Baylor Flyhalf/Fullback
Patrick Medina Austin Blacks Center
Ryan Reese Life University Scrumhalf
Stewart Morris Baylor Center/Flanker
Todd Dupre LSU No. 8
Tyler Hawkins Baylor Hooker/Prop
Weston Mollo Life University Back
Rick Medina  Coach
Pedrie Wannenburg  Coach

D1 College Games: Our Picks, Our Live Coverage

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