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Nov. 21, 2004

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Senior Elton Brown (Hampton, Va.) has accepted an invitation to play for the East Team in the 2005 East-West Shrine Game, the game’s executive director Jack Hart announced.

The only post-season, collegiate all-star game played to benefit the children who receive free medical care at any of the nation’s 22 Shriners Hospitals for Children, will be played at SBC Park on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. PST. Purdue’s Joe Tiller will coach the East squad.

A preseason All-American, Brown has helped the UVa offense to an ACC-best 2,466 yards rushing and an ACC-best 4,360 yards of total offense this season en route to a 8-2 overall record. One of 12 semifinalists for the Lombardi Trophy, Brown is also a candidate for the Outland Trophy. He has earned ACC Player of the Week honors four times in his UVa career, including twice this fall.

Tickets for the 80th East-West Shrine Game can be purchased online at or by phone at (510) 762-2277.


Player			Pos.	Ht.	Wt.	School		HometownAdam Bergen		TE	6'5	260	Lehigh		Seaford, N.Y.C.J. Brooks		OL	6'5	311	Maryland	Rex, Ga.Elton Brown		OL	6'6	338	Virginia	Hampton, Va.Kyle Eckel		FB	5'11	240	Navy		Haverford, Pa.Nick Kaczur		OL	6'5	305	Toledo		Brantford, Ont., CanadaAndre Maddox		DB	6'1	202	NC State	Miami, Fla.Albert Means		DL	6'4	328	Memphis		Memphis, Tenn.Dan Orlovsky		QB	6'5	236	Connecticut	Shelton, Conn.Kyle Orton		QB	6'4	226	Purdue		Altoona, IowaTaylor Stubblefield	WR	6'1	182	Purdue		Yakima, Wash.Greg Washington		LB	6'0	218	Army		Fayetteville, N.C.

Head Coach: Joe Tiller, PurdueAssistant Coaches: Jim Chaney (Offensive Coordinator/Tight Ends), Purdue Brock Spack (Defensive Coordinators/Linebackers), Purdue

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