Skills Challenge highlights Day 3 of All-Star Week

Marquette, Mich. – Day 3 of UP Football All-Star week was highlighted by the Skills Challenge. Events included the Fastest Man (40 yard dash), the Strongest Man (Bench Press-225 lbs), Quarterback Challenge, Receiver Challenge, Punting and Field Goal Kicking.

The UP’s best got a chance to show off their skills one more time for us before taking to the field this Saturday for the All–Star game!

Linebacker Daylan Lujan from Sault Sainte Marie set a UP All Star Week record for non–lineman with 23 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press which was also good for second all time in All–Star week history!

Next up was the 40–yard dash, and Marquette’s Kameron Karp won the non-lineman group with a time of 4.64 and Dominic Bonnee won the lineman group with a time of 4.95!

The full results are listed below:


Results for the Players Challenge are as follows:

Fastest Man (Lineman): Dominic Bonnee (Red Team), Pickford, 40 yard dash = 4.95 seconds (elec timed)

Fastest Man (Non-Lineman): Kam Karp (Black Team), Marquette, 40 yard dash=4.64 seconds (elec timed)

Strongest Man (Lineman): Pete Noblet (Black Team), Gladstone, Bench Press = 225 pounds, 15 reps

Strongest Man (Non-Lineman): Daylan Lujan (Black Team), Sault, Bench Press = 225 lbs, 23 reps (1st All-Time)

Quarterback Challenge: Joe Haire (Black Team), Menominee, Distance Thrown = 57 yards (2nd All-Time)

Receiver Challenge (Non-Lineman): Kam Karp (Black Team), Marquette

Receiver Challenge (Lineman): Preston Toutant (Red Team), Negaunee

Punting: Kam Karp (Black Team), Marquette, 60 yards

Field Goal Kicking: Connor LeClaire (Red Team), Hancock, 45 yards


Next up is a Youth Camp at the Dome Thursday evening from 6:30-8:00 PM hosted by the players. Followed up by the All-Star Banquet which is set for Friday at the University Center, 6 PM.