BALTIMORE, Md. — Calvert Hall and Loyola take the field at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium on Thanksgiving for The Brooks Financial Group Turkey Bowl. The game will kick off at 10:00 a.m. and air live on WMAR, online at WMAR2News.com/Live and on all of your streaming devices.
Prior to the game, WMAR-2 News Sports Reporter Shawn Stepner spoke with members of both teams to get their thoughts on this holiday tradition returning after it was canceled in 2020, what it means to take part in this long-standing rivalry and much more.
Below are survey answers from Loyola's AJ Szymanski, sharing a little of his personality and backstory.
NAME: AJ Szymanski
JERSEY NUMBER: 88
HOW MANY TURKEY BOWLS HAVE YOU PLAYED IN BEFORE THIS YEAR: 0
FAVORITE PRO/COLLEGE TEAM: Michigan
FAVORITE SPORTS (OTHER THAN FOOTBALL): Baseball
FAVORITE THANKSGIVING FOOD: Mashed Potatoes
FAVORITE MOVIE: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO STUDY IN COLLEGE: Engineering
SOMETHING NOT MANY PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT YOU: I can eat two dozen donuts in one sitting.
ROLE MODEL & WHY: My grandfather because he is a hard-working, loving man who achieves his goals in life through this family.