Executive Producer Benjamin Suarez Takes Viewers Behind The Scenes of The Most Popular Game in The Land

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2011 -- The envelope has arrived. Documentary film Late Rounders, which gives a never before seen, uniquely personal look inside the quest towards the NFLs golden key, has been announced as an official selection of the 2011 Washington DC Independent Film Festival. The award winning annual festival, to be held this year March 3rd through the 13th, showcases the best independent films from around the world. Late Rounders makes the draft in a playing field, which included over 2000 entries and only 110 selections. The film will make its world premiere at the DCIFF on March 13th at 3:30PM.

The passion-filled film of Executive Producer Benjamin Suarez and Director Evan A. Marshall, Late Rounders, follows a group of college football standouts as they begin their quest to make the 53-man roster of an NFL football team. Coming from a wide array of backgrounds and sharing one common goal, some of the players featured will see their dreams realized on draft day-while others will see their dreams fade away.

The candid, touching look inside the road to the NFL features 2010 hopefuls Corey Peters Defensive Tackle, University of Kentucky, Aaron Morgan Defensive End, University of Louisiana-Monroe, Alfonso Smith Running Back, University of Kentucky, John Conner Fullback, University of Kentucky, and Ray Fisher Cornerback/Kick Returner, Indiana University. Late Rounders also gives viewers a peek into the lives of two hardworking sports agents Michael Puterbaugh and Greg Tripp Linton as they ply their trade, heart, soul and mind, in an effort to get their clients to the big show. Both agents and advisors for HOF Player Representatives, Puterbaugh exudes power in quiet, as Linton wears his passion for their players and the game on his entire being.

All the hard work, years of commitment, everything... comes down to one day. Their personal stories come together inside a Kentucky sports bar on the biggest day of their lives draft day as cameras capture every win, every loss, and every moment in the struggle to become Late Rounders.

The 2011 Washington DC Film Festival will be held:
Thursday, March 3rd through Sunday, March 13th 2011

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For more information on Late Rounders or to interview Director Evan A. Marshall and players John Conner and Corey Peters, please contact Eileen Koch @ Eileen Koch & Company INC, 310.441.1000 or email Eileen @ Please visit