Sports caravans coming

The 2019 Reese’s Senior Bowl Caravan will visit Pensacola 10-11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, bringing top NFL draft prospects from across the nation to Blue Wahoos Stadium for a morning of on-field instruction and autographs.

During a busy week of activities for the players prior to the nation’s top pre-draft showcase, six players have been made available to visit Pensacola, where they will join Studer55 in leading drills for children in attendance during the first half hour and sign autographs from 10:30-11 a.m. Admission to the event will be free to the public and gates will open at 9:30 a.m.

Pensacola has strong history with the game, as multiple local football players have participated in the game before beginning professional careers. Derrick Brooks was the Bowl’s MVP in 1995 and was inducted into the Senior Bowl Hall of Fame in 2004.

Pine Forest High School’s Alfred Morris played in the 2012 Bowl before being drafted by the Washington Redskins from Florida Atlantic University. The two-time Pro Bowler currently plays for the San Francisco 49ers.

Damarious Randall’s strong showing in the 2015 Senior Bowl propelled him into the first round of the NFL Draft, where he was selected 30th overall by the Green Bay Packers. Randall is a graduate of Pensacola High School and currently plays for the Cleveland Browns.

The 2018 Senior Bowl featured Pensacola Catholic High School product Jeremy Reaves, who recently completed his rookie season in the NFL with the Washington Redskins.

The 2019 Reese’s Senior Bowl will be held at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, AL at 1:30 PM on Saturday, January 26. More information and tickets to the game are available at The game will be broadcast on the NFL Network. More information on the Senior Bowl Caravan visit to Blue Wahoos Stadium is available at

The Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan is one of the longest running and most extensive offseason team caravans in professional sports, making over 40 stops in local communities across Twins Territory in the month of January.

For the first time ever, the caravan will venture outside of the Midwest, coming to Pensacola 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at Studer Community Institute, 220 West Garden Street,  to celebrate the Blue Wahoos new affiliation with the Twins and offer Pensacola baseball fans an exciting night of meet and greets, autographs, special announcements, and prizes.

This event is FREE to the public, but advanced registration is required for entry and to be eligible for door prizes.  Click here.