Shorewood Youth Selected as Youth All-American
- Name: Braden Kobus
- School or league: Pop Warner Plainfield Saints
- Team: Plainfield Saints PeeWee
- Award: Youth All-American Selection
Area Youth Selected to Participate in National All-Star Bowl In Houston, Texas at Reliant Stadium, Home of the NFL Houston Texans
Myrtle Beach, SC – While attending and Offense-Defense Football Camp this Summer, Braden Kobus, age 12, of Shorewood, was named an Offense-Defense All-American and invited to participate in the 7th-annual Offense-Defense Bowl Week festivities taking place at Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX in December.
Braden, a wide receiver and safety for the Pop Warner Plainfield Saints, was selected for this honor from a group of young athletes numbering in the thousands across the country and played well representing the Plainfield Saints, easily validating the Bowl Selection Committee's choice in tabbing Braden for the All-Star tilt.
The Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl is part of a week long series of events including the televised, 7th-annual Offense-Defense All-American Bowl, an All-Star football game showcasing 88 of the top high school seniors in the country and has featured current NFL pros such as Cam Newton, Carlos Dunlap, and Dez Bryant among others before they were collegiate stars.