Strong FCS contingent at major all-star games
By CRAIG HALEY
(STATS) - More than 40 FCS players are scheduled to play in the three biggest college football all-star games later this month.
The East-West Shrine Game and the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl will be played Jan. 19 followed by the Reese's Senior Bowl on Jan. 26.
The showcases annually draw hundreds of NFL personnel to the practices and games to evaluate candidates for the draft, which this year will be held April 25-27 in Nashville, Tennessee.
FCS Players (Roster Subject to Change)
94th East-West Shrine Game
Jan. 19 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida
3 p.m. ET (NFL Network)
East (coach Sam Mills III): Northern Colorado LS Jacob Bobenmoyer (roster number 47); Villanova OT Ethan Greenidge (71); Princeton WR Jesper Horsted (84); North Alabama S Chris Johnson (25); Morgan State OL Joshua Miles (66); James Madison CB Jimmy Moreland (15); Elon OT Oli Udoh (57)
West (coach Adam Zimmer): McNeese LB B.J. Blunt (18); Sam Houston State DE Derick Roberson (49); North Dakota State QB Easton Stick (12); Stephen F. Austin LS Chris Wilkerson (51)
8th NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
Jan. 19 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California
5 p.m. ET (FS1)
American Team (coach Chuck Pagano): Duquesne WR Nehari Crawford (82); The Citadel MLB Noah Dawkins (58); Columbia LS Patrick Eby (64); Idaho State OT Brian Fineanganofo (67); North Dakota CB Deion Harris (24); Youngstown State C Vitas Hrynkiewicz (70); Rhode Island QB JaJuan Lawson (15); North Dakota RB John Santiago (22); Maine LB Sterling Sheffield (56); Dayton P Sean Smith (18); Incarnate Word LB Silas Stewart (54)
National Team (coach Mike Tice): Northern Arizona WR Emmanuel Butler (81); San Diego OT Daniel Cooney (75); Northwestern State LB Obinna Iheoma (51); Nicholls WR Damion Jeanpiere (88); Eastern Washington CB Josh Lewis (31); Chattanooga DT Isaiah Mack (98); Weber State OG Iosua Opeta (65); Eastern Washington DT Jay-Tee Tiuli (99); Southern Utah OT Marquez Tucker (76); Murray State LB Quincy Williams (54)
70th Reese's Senior Bowl
Jan. 26 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama
2:30 p.m. ET (NFL Network)
North, South Rosters TBA: Delaware S Nasir Adderley; North Dakota State RB Bruce Anderson; Jacksonville State OG B.J. Autry; South Dakota State CB Jordan Brown; UC Davis WR Keelan Doss; Alabama State OT Tytus Howard; Stetson TE Donald Parham; Western Illinois DT Khalen Saunders; Northern Colorado WR Alex Wesley
Coaches: Kyle Shanahan (North) and Jon Gruden (South)
Updated January 11, 2019