Two College All-Star Games on Tap this Weekend


East-West Shrine Game - Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Fla.

According to the official website, "the East-West Shrine Game is a proven starting point for athletes seeking careers in the NFL. More than 90 players from last year's game signed with professional teams this spring, and more than 70 made final NFL rosters. On average, more than 265 East-West Shrine Game alumni are on NFL rosters each year."

Current Raiders guard Jon Feliciano, linebacker Ben Heeney, defensive back Tevin McDonald and defensive tackle Justin Ellis are a few of the players who've participated.

The game will be televised Saturday, Jan. 23 at 1:00 p.m. PT on NFL Network.


NFLPA Collegiate Bowl - StubHub Center, Carson, Calif.

According to the official website, "Founded in 2012, the annual game gives prospective NFL players the best opportunity to showcase their talents to potential employers and fans. In 2015, scouts from every NFL club and other professional leagues attended the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl's practices and game."

Current Raiders offensive lineman Mitch Bell, and defensive linemen Leon Orr and Denico Autry are a few of the players who have participated in this game.

The game will be televised on ESPN at 3:00 p.m. PT.

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