Elton Brown Selected for 2005 East-West Shrine Game
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 www.tickets.com or by phone at (510) 762-2277.
INITIAL EAST ROSTER
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