R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Luncheon
Celebrating a yearly tradition, the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Luncheon takes place on the day before the game, Tuesday, December 20th. Team spirit and college football pageantry will be on full display as both university bands perform, head coaches speak, and 2022 keynote speaker Demario Davis addresses student athletes and attendees. Help us celebrate the college football and the Bowl Season alongside participating teams.
2022 Keynote Speaker Demario Davis
Demario Davis is a linebacker for the New Orleans Saints. He played college football for Arkansas State University and was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
As one of the most consistent linebackers in the NFL, Demario is a steady force on defense and registers 90 plus tackles every season after his rookie year. In 2017, he set a career high of 135 tackles and five sacks with the Jets and became a member and captain of the New Orleans Saints in 2018. Demario continues to make his mark on the field and was named to the All-Pro Team in 2019. He was named the Saint’s nominee for the 2020 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award for his dedication to his work off the field. In 2021, he was awarded the Bart Starr Award for exemplifying outstanding character on the field, at home, and in the community, as voted on by his fellow NFL players.