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Coleman To Play In Shrine Game PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 15:19

Quarterback B.J. Coleman  of Chattanooga, despite an injury-plagued year, has been selected to play in the East-West Shrine game, Saturday, January 21 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL.
Coleman only played in

seven games, due to a shoulder injury, in 2011.  But he still completed 61% of his passes for 1,527 yards with nine touchdowns and nine interceptions. And Coleman, who transferred to Chattanooga from the University of Tennessee, threw for a 6,871 yards during his three-year stay with the Mocs.
Coleman will play for the East squad, which will be coached by former NFL and college coach Bobby Ross.
Ross, who led Georgia Tech to a national championship in 1991, retired from coaching in 2007.
The West will be coached by former Minnesota Vikings' coach Brad Childress, who was fired in 2010.
Wide receiver Kevin Hardy of The Citadel will join Coleman on the East team. The East-West Shrine Game will be televised on the NFL Network with a scheduled 4 p.m. kick-off.


Photo Courtesy: B.J. Coleman, Chattanooga Athletics

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