Jan. 18, 2011
ORLANDO, Fla. -- University of Michigan senior linebacker Jonas Mouton (Los Angeles, Calif./Venice) will participate in the 86th East-West Shrine Game, held this Saturday, Jan. 22, at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.
Mouton played in 12 games this past season, leading the Big Ten in tackles (117). He also added 8.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two interceptions, forced two fumbles and recovered another fumble.
Football greats, such as John Elway, Tom Brady, Brett Favre and 62 NFL Hall of Famers have played in the East-West Shrine Game, America's longest-running college all-star football game. While the teams are divided by East and West, the players come together for the beneficiary of the event, Shriners Hospitals for Children®, a pediatric specialty health care system of 22 hospitals.
The game will be broadcast live on the NFL Network at 4 p.m. EST.
Contact: David Ablauf (734) 763-4423
Congratulations to Mouton for this achieving this selection. It's certainly a great opportunity to increase his chances of making it to the next level.