East-West Shrine Game 2013 roster: East team defense features some familiar names


The two teams at the Shrine Game will start practice on Monday, and here's a full breakdown of who will be lining up on defense for the East team.

The rosters for the East-West Shrine Game have been announced, and the East defense will feature several players that most college football fans will be familiar with. South Carolina defensive end Devin Taylor and Penn State linebacker Gerald Hodges are probably the two biggest names on the roster, but there are several contributors from Clemson, Florida State, Georgia Tech, and Georgia, amongst other teams.

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Here's a full breakdown of who will be suiting up for the East team on defense.

East Team Defense

No. Position Name School Height Weight
36 LB Sam Barrington South Florida 6'2" 238
91 DL David Bass Missouri West. State 6'4" 260
30 S Brendan Bishop North Carolina State 6'2" 205
14 P Dylan Breeding Arkansas 6'1" 215
29 CB Xavier Brewer Clemson 5'11" 190
77 DL Mike Catapano Princeton 6'4" 270
93 DL Izaan Cross Georgia Tech 6'4" 300
52 LB Matt Evans New Hampshire 6' 230
24 S Josh Evans Florida 6'1" 199
96 DL A.J. Francis Maryland 6'5" 315
31 S Rashard Hall Clemson 6'2" 210
42 LB Gerald Hodges Penn State 6'2" 251
28 CB Josh Johnson Purdue 5'11" 195
4 LB Robert McCabe Georgetown 6'2" 234
90 DL Anthony McCloud Florida State 6'2" 322
21 CB Brandon McGee Miami (FL) 6' 197
46 LB Nick Moody Florida State 6'2" 237
3 LB Sio Moore Connecticut 6'2" 229
26 S Kejuan Riley Alabama State 6'1" 208
7 CB Branden Smith Georgia 5'11" 175
22 CB Rod Sweeting Georgia Tech 6' 187
98 DL Devin Taylor South Carolina 6'8" 267
1 S Cooper Taylor Richmond 6'4" 230
94 DL Scott Vallone Rutgers 6'3" 275
92 DL Joe Vellano Maryland 6'2" 295
6 CB Kayvon Webster South Florida 5'11" 196
23 CB Melvin White Louisiana-Lafayette 6'3" 191
9 CB Trey Wilson Vanderbilt 5'11" 190
27 S Earl Wolff North Carolina State 6' 207

You can follow all of the East-West Shrine Game news with Alfie Crow of SB Nation, who will be on-site covering the practices on Twitter (@AlfieBCC) and also at our East-West Shrine Game hub.

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