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  • NFL Partners with East-West Shrine Game for 2018 Coaches and Draft Eligible Player opportunities

    Posted: 10/20/2017

    The NFL is partnering for a second year with the historic East-West Shrine Game to increase development opportunities for coaches and draft-eligible players. The NFL will supply the coaching staffs for the two teams from among current league assistant coaches whose teams do not advance to the playoffs. The NFL will also provide the game officials for the contest, which features some of college football’s best prospects. The 93rd annual East-West Shrine Game will kick off at 3 p.m. EST on Saturday, Janua...

  • 2018 East-West Shrine Game Radio Network Broadcast Updates

    Posted: 10/09/2017

    Live radio coverage of the 93rd East-West Shrine Game will begin at 2:15 pm. EST on Saturday, January 20, with kickoff scheduled for 3:07 pm. The East-West Shrine Game Radio Network broadcast presented by Visit St. Pete Clearwater will begin on Sunday, January 14, with live coverage of the annual Players’ Hospital Visit, followed by pre-game interviews and stories throughout the week. Game week coverage will begin on our East-West Shrine Game channel on Tunein and from a link on this webpage, beginning ...

  • NFL Coaches, Player Personnel and College All-stars headed to St. Petersburg, Florida

    Posted: 09/01/2017

    The East-West Shrine Game will be played for a seventh year at Tropicana Field in sunny St. Petersburg, Florida, on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The game will be broadcast on NFL Network with live game coverage beginning at 3 p.m. (EST). Premier NFL coaches and top college players from across the US and Canada will travel to St. Pete Beach, a top international travel destination , and lodge at the official host hotel, TradeWinds Island Grand Resorts. Situated on a sun-drenched peninsu...

  • NFL teams sign over 100 East-West All-stars for training camp

    Posted: 05/04/2017

    The 32 NFL teams have been working non-stop to secure the best prospects in professional football for the 2017-2018 season. Our East-West all-stars have continued to excel in professional football, ranking amongst the top prospects for this year's NFL season. In the past week, more than 100 all-stars from the 92nd East-West Shrine Game have been signed by NFL teams. That’s a lot of talent coming from a game dedicated to supporting Shriners Hospitals for Children. Every year, the East-West Shri...

  • Patient Alec Cabacungan interviews NFL Draft prospects

    Posted: 04/28/2017

    Aspiring sports broadcaster and Chicago Shriners Hospitals for Children patient, Alec Cabacungan,  will interview NFL Draft prospects in an exclusive Facebook live broadcast today,  beginning at 10:30 a.m. (EST). Alec will speak with visiting NFL Draft prospects in a special Facebook broadcast series live from our Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia. Take a look here: https://www.facebook.com/shrinegame . Stay tuned for player updates as your East-West Shrine Game® All-stars contin...

  • East-West All-stars at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine

    Posted: 03/02/2017

    East-West All-Stars continue to impress as they take on top competitors at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, starting Friday at 9 a.m. (EST). Watch and cheer on our East-West Shrine Game players as they conquer the on-field workouts LIVE on NFL Network! See the complete schedule below: 2017 NFL Combine On-Field Workout Schedule: Friday March 3 Running backs, offensive linemen and special teams (begins 9 a.m. on NFL Network). East-West All-Sta...

  • Trey Hendrickson and Eli McGuire awarded Most Valuable Player

    Posted: 01/26/2017

    Florida Atlantic’s Trey Hendrickson and Louisiana Lafayette’s Eli McGuire turn in highlight performances in East-West Shrine Game In a defensive affair that ended with the West all-stars beating the East squad 10-3, there were two individual performances that stood above the rest. The E. Jack Spaulding Award for Most Outstanding Defensive Player was awarded to defensive end Trey Hendrickson (Florida Atlantic). Hendrickson, playing for the East all-stars, registered a quarterback sack, a forced fumble an...

  • Air Force Safety Weston Steelhammer awarded East-West Shrine Game Pat Tillman Award

    Posted: 01/26/2017

    All-American FBS Defensive Back Recognized Among Shrine Game All-Stars Each year, the East-West Shrine Game presents the Pat Tillman Award to recognize the player who best exemplifies intelligence, sportsmanship and service. The award celebrates a student athlete’s achievements and conduct on and off the football field. The 2017 recipient is Air Force Safety, Weston Steelhammer. A native of Shreveport, Lousiana, Steelhammer was named first-team All-Mountain West, second-team AP All-America, a final...

  • West tops East 10-3, game recap

    Posted: 01/26/2017

    West all-stars topple East squad on the strength of a fourth-quarter touchdown in a game filled with outstanding defensive performances In a game that the defensive lines harassed ball carriers and quarterbacks all day, the difference was the West holding the East all-stars to just 37 yards rushing. For the first time, active NFL assistant coaches led the teams; and it was clear that both head coaches hailed from the defensive side of the ball (West by Minnesota Defensive Coordinator George Edwards; Eas...

  • Head Coaches selected from Arizona Cardinals and Minnesota Vikings staffs

    Posted: 01/11/2017

    Coaches for the 2017 East-West Shrine Game have been selected with Arizona Cardinals Defensive Line Coach Brentson Buckner to head the East squad, and Minnesota Vikings Defensive Coordinator George Edwards to call plays for the West. The game, which benefits Shriners Hospitals for Children, is set for January 21, 2017, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, and will feature many of the nation’s top football players from this past college season. Brentson Buckner just concluded his fourth season ...