2014 East-West Shrine Game Saturday at Tropicana Field

By Amanda Borges
Assistant Digital Editor

East-West Shrine Game

Throughout the history of the East-West Shrine Game, players have been chosen because they are the very best in the country. In fact, there are 246 former East-West Shrine Game players on current NFL rosters.

Each year the players visit a Shriners Hospitals for Children as part of their game-week activities. For many players, this visit is an opportunity to develop a philanthropic relationship that can last a lifetime.

The East-West Shrine Game will take place at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg on Saturday January 18th at 4 PM. It is the longest running All-Star college football game.

Coaching the East-West Shrine Game is as significant an honor as playing. The coaches are former NFL coaches selected for their knowledge, experience and accomplishments throughout their careers. Each head coach brings along with him three of his own assistant coaches to round out his lead team.

Here is the 2014 roster:

EAST TEAM

Coach: Jerry Glanville

Quarterbacks
Jimmy Garoppolo, Eastern Illinois
Jordan Lynch, Northern Illinois
Jeff Mathews, Cornell

Running backs
Zach Bauman, Northern Arizona
Rajion Neal, Tennessee
LaDarius Perkins, Mississippi State

Receivers
Alex Bayer (TE), Bowling Green
Jeremy Gallon, Michigan
Crockett Gillmore (TE), Colorado State
Matt Hazel, Coastal Carolina
Allen Hurns, Miami (Fla.)
Blake Jackson (TE), Oklahoma State
Patrick Laird, Army
Ja’mes Logan, Mississippi
Erik Lora, Eastern Illinois

Offensive linemen
Justin Britt (OT), Missouri (injured)
Kyle Bryant (OT), Youngstown State
Laurent Duvernay-Tardiff (OT), McGill (Canada)
Chris Elkins (C), Youngstown State
Matt Feiler (OT), Bloomsburg
Zach Fulton (G), Tennessee
Matt Hall (OT), Belhaven (Miss.)
Donald Hawkins (OT), Texas
Zac Kerin (C), Toledo
Antwan Lowery (G), Rutgers
James Stone (C), Tennessee
John Urschel (G), Penn State

Defensive linemen
Jason Bromley, Syracuse
Will Clarke, West Virginia
Bruce Gaston, Purdue
Zachariah Kerr, Delaware
Demonte McAllister, Florida State
Garrison Smith, Georgia
Ethan Westbrooks, West Texas A&M
Kerry Wynn, Richmond

Linebackers
Xavius Boyd, Western Kentucky
Preston Brown, Louisville
Glenn Carson, Penn State
Andrew Jackson, Western Kentucky
Derrell Johnson, East Carolina
DeDe (Devekeyan) Lattimore, South Florida
Johnny Millard, Cal Poly
Cody Peterson, Navy (injured)

Defensive backs
Ricardo Allen (CB), Purdue
Tre Boston (S), North Carolina
Travis Carrie (CB), Ohio (injured)
Ross Cockrell (CB), Duke
Pierre Desir (CB), Lindenwood
Phillip Gaines (CB), Rice
Andre Hal (CB), Vanderbilt
Nevin Lawson (CB), Utah State
A.J. Marshall (S), Wake Forest
Hakeem Smith (S), Louisville
Dezmen Southward (S), Wisconsin (injured)
Jemea Thomas (S), Georgia Tech

Specialists
Steven Clark (P), Auburn
Zach Hocker (K), Arkansas

WEST TEAM

Coach: Romeo Crennel

Quarterbacks
Keith Price, Washington
Tommy Rees, Notre Dame
Keith Wenning, Ball State

Running backs
Brennan Clay, Oklahoma
Timothy Flanders, Sam Houston State
Anthony LaCoste, Air Force
Ben Malena, Texas A&M

Receivers
Ted Bolser (TE), Indiana
John Brown, Pittsburg State
Quincy Enunwa, Nebraska
Kaneakua Friel (TE), BYU
Chandler Jones, San Jose State
Seantavius Jones, Valdosta State
TJ Jones, Notre Dame (injured)
Jordan Najvar (TE), Baylor
Bernard Reedy, Toledo

Offensive linemen
Christopher Burnette (G), Georgia
Dakota Dozier (G), Furman
Dillon Farrell (C), New Mexico
Kevin Graf (OT), Southern California
Ryan Groy (G), Wisconsin
Gabe Ikard (C), Oklahoma
Danny Kistler, Jr. (OT), Montana
Charles Leno, Jr. (OT), Boise State
Jeremiah Sirles (OT), Nebraska
Austin Wentworth (G), Frenso State
Khalil Wilkes (C), Stanford

Defensive linemen
Beau Allen, Wisconsin
Justin Ellis, Louisiana Tech
Evan Gil, Manitoba (Canada)
Derrick Hopkins, Virginia Tech
Cassius Marsh, UCLA
Josh Mauro, Stanford
Zach Moore, Concordia (injured)
Chidera Uzo-Diribe, Colorado
Larry Webster III, Bloomsburg

Linebackers
Shaquil Barrett, Colorado State
Max Bullough, Michigan State
Nate Dreiling, Pittsburg State
Devon Kennard, Southern California
Prince Shembo, Notre Dame
Tyler Starr, South Dakota

Defensive backs
Bene Benwikere (CB), San Jose State
Carrington Byndom (CB), Texas
Alden Darby (S), Arizona State
E.J. Gaines (CB), Missouri
Bennett Jackson (CB), Notre Dame
Daytawion Lowe (S), Oklahoma State
Stephen Obeng-Agyapong (S), Penn State
Sean Parker (S), Washington
Rashaad Reynolds (CB), Oregon State
Shaquille Richardson (CB), Arizona
Daniel Sorensen (S), BYU
Brock Vereen (S), Minnesota
Marcus Williams (CB), North Dakota State

Specialists
Anthony Fera (K), Texas
Richie Leone (P), Houston

For more information, please visit NFL.com and shrinegame.com.

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