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Three Vols Set For East-West Shrine Game

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Knoxville, Tn - Three Vols are set to take part in the East-West Shrine game this Saturday, January 18 at 4 p.m. ET from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The game will be broadcast live on NFL Network. Play-by-play announcer Paul Burmeister is joined in the booth by analysts Mike Mayock and VFL Charles Davis, while Daniel Jeremiah provides reports from the sidelines.

Running back Rajion Neal and offensive linemen Zach Fulton and James Stone will represent the Vols in he longest running college all-star game in the country.

All three Vols will represent the East in the game under the direction of head coach Jerry Glanville.

The all-star event will feature three Vols for the first time since 2004 and just the third time in history.

For complete information on the game, visit: http://www.shrinegame.com/

About the East West Shrine Game

The East-West Shrine Game® is the longest running college all-star game in the country. A staple in college football since 1925, the game has consistently proven to be a launch pad for players seeking professional careers in the NFL. More than 100 players from the 88th East-West Shrine Game signed with professional football teams in 2013. On average, more than 275 East-West Shrine Game alumni are on NFL rosters each year.



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Past Vols In East-West Shrine Game

1932 Gene McEver, Herman Hickman

1934 Beattie Feathers

1946 Bob Dobelstein

1964 Steve DeLong

1965 Frank Emanuel

1976 Ron McCartney

1977 Mickey Marvin, Andy Spiva

1979 Robert Shaw

1980 Craig Puki, Bill Marren

1981 Tim Irwin, Brad White

1982 Anthony Hancock

1983 Mike Miller

1985 Johnnie Jones

1986 Eric Swanson

1988 John Bruhin, Terry McDaniel

1990 Kent Elmore, Tracy Hayworth

1991 Roland Poles

1992 Tom Myslinski

1996 Scott Galyon, DeRon Jenkins, Jason Layman

1998 Jonathan Brown, Robert Poole

1999 Jeff Hall

2001 David Leaverton

2003 Omari Hand

2004 Rashad Baker,  Casey Clausen, Gibril Wilson

2005 Jason Respert

2006 Jason Hall

2007 Jayson Swain

2008 Jonathan Hefney

2009 Ramon Foster

2010 Chris Scott

2011 Chris Walker

2012 Tauren Poole

2014 Zach Fulton,  James Stone,  Rajion Neal

 
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