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Godwin and Hollins named Most Outstanding Players

In an entertaining game in which the West squad took an early lead and had to hold off a surging East team, the most outstanding players stood out among their fellow all-stars.

The E. Jack Spaulding Award for Most Outstanding Defensive Player was awarded to Oregon linebacker Justin Hollins of the West team. Hollins registered 10 tackles (9 solo), 2 sacks, and 3 tackles-for-loss in a highly disruptive afternoon.

The William H. Coffman Award for Most Outstanding Offensive Player went to Terry Godwin II, wide receiver out of the University of Georgia. Godwin scored 2 touchdowns for the East squad with four catches and 80 yards.



The game was played in front of a crowd of 19,654 inside Tropicana Field and was broadcast nationally on the NFL Network.

About the Most Outstanding Player Award Namesakes: E. Jack Spaulding was a captain in the U.S. Navy and was one of the organizers of the first East-West Shrine Game. William H. Coffman was the managing director of the East-West Shrine Game for 40 years.


ABOUT EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME

The East-West Shrine Game® is the longest running college all-star football game in the nation. An invitation to take part in the game is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the best collegiate football players in the country to showcase their talents as top NFL prospects. Since 1925, the game has benefited Shriners Hospitals for Children® .

Shriners Hospitals for Children improves the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, conducting innovative research, and offering outstanding educational programs for medical professionals. Children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care, regardless of the families’ ability to pay, and receive all care and services in a compassionate, family-centered environment.