By Kyle Inman
January 15, 2013
Defensive end and sack specialist David Bass will play in the annual East-West Shrine Game on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida. The game will be played at Tropicana Field home of the Tampa Bay Rays and is considered a way to showcase your talent to NFL scouts before the draft. Bass is the second Griffon to play in the game as kicker Greg Zuerlein was invited last year.
Western’s all-time leading rusher Michael Hill will play in the Raycom College Football All-Star Classic in Montgomery, Ala. on Saturday, January 19. His team will be coached by ex-NFL head coach Dan Reeves. The practices are open to the public.
Travis Partridge, Michael Hill, Macon Allen, and David Bass were selected to the first team Don Hanson All Super Region 3 team. Ben Pister and Shane Simpson were honored by being selected to the third-team all defense.
Griffons baseball held its first practice of the highly anticipated season. The Griffons start the season with high expectations as Collegiate Baseball Lineup ranked them No. 25 in their preseason poll.