Seven local middle school football players have been invited to take part in the Future Stars Game on Saturday.
There will be three games played at Grady Stadium in Atlanta at noon, 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.
The five eighth-graders are Xavier Billingsley Jr, RayLynn Thornton, Jalon Jones, Derek Atwaters Jr. and Emory Nugent.
The seventh-grader is Raytrevius Peterson, and the sixth-grader is Joseph McKay.
The Future Stars Game matches middle school players from Georgia and Florida. This is the fifth year for the game.
The players were selected after taking part in camps where they were coached and evaluated by Future Game coaches and scouts, according to info at futurestarsgame.com.