ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – All of NFL, including the Buccaneers scouts, will be watching East-West Shrine Game today at Tropicana Field today.
Since 1925 this annual game has brought together some of College Football’s most talented players to play against each other. The East-West Shine game gives NFL scouts and coaches an opportunity to assess the future stars of the National Football League. There are 246 former East-West Shrine Game players on current NFL rosters.
Brad Childress and Bobby Ross have been selected as head coaches of the 87th Annual East-West Shrine Game benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children.
The East-West Shrine Game will be televised live on NFL Network at 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 23. This is the first year that the game has been played in Tampa Bay area. Last year the game was played in Orlando.
For more information, check out http://www.shrinegame.com.