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East-West Shrine Game 2012 Rosters: All-Stars From Across The Country Meet In Florida

The 2012 edition of the annual East-West Shrine Game will take place on Saturday, January 21 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The All-Star game gathers standout seniors from colleges across the country and places them under the tutelage of one of two NFL head coaches and complete NFL coaching staffs. It is an excellent opportunity for these athletes to perform in front of coaches and evaluators and turn some heads before the 2012 NFL Draft.

Many of these players are from smaller schools that may have gone overlooked during the regular season and the high-profile postseason bowl games. Below are the full rosters for both teams, courtesy of the official Shrine Game website. These rosters are likely filled with college names with which you may not be intimately familiar.

For the East:

DC Justin Bethel - Presbyterian
DC Emanuel Davis - East Carolina
DC Gary Gray - Notre Dame
DC R.J. Blanton - Notre Dame
DC Charles Brown - North Carolina
DC Micah Pellerin - Hampton University
DC Josh Norman - Coastal Carolina
DL Matt Conrath - Virginia
DL Julian Miller - West Virginia
DL Jabaree Tuani - Navy
DL Kyle Wilber - Wake Forest
DL Akiem Hicks - Regina
DL Nick Jean-Baptiste - Baylor
DL Micanor Regis - Miami
DL Travian Robertson - South Carolina
FB/TE Bruce Figgins - University of Georgia
LB Brandon Lindsey - Pittsburgh
LB Najee Goode - West Virginia
LB Shawn Loiseau - Merrimack College
LB Steven Erzinger - Army
LB Max Gruder - Pittsburgh
LB Joshua Linam - Central Florida
LB Nick Sukay - Penn State
OC Quentin Saulsberry - Missisippi State
OC Tyler Horn - Miami
OG Derek Dennis - Temple
OG Jeremiah Warren - South Florida
OG Desmond Wynn - Rutgers
OG Rishaw Johnson - California (Pennsylvania)
OT Jeff Adams - Columbia
OT Lamar Holmes - Southern Mississippi
OT Joe Long - Wayne State
OT Bradley Sowell - Mississippi
PK Blair Walsh - Georgia
PT Shawn Powell - Florida State
QB BJ Coleman - Tennessee - Chattanooga
QB Austin Davis - Southern Mississippi
QB John Brantley - Florida
RB Alfred Morris - Florida Atlantic
RB Tauren Poole - Tennessee
RB Davin Meggett - Maryland
SAF Matt Daniels - Duke
SAF Jerrell Young - South Florida
SAF Christian Thompson - South Carolina State
SAF Tysyn Hartman - Kansas State
TE Chase Ford - Miami
TE Emil Igwenagu - Massachusetts
TE Evan Rodriguez - Temple
WO Tim Benford - Tennessee Tech.
WO LaRon Byrd - Miami
WO B.J. Cunningham - Michigan State
WO Kevin Hardy - Citadel
WO Lance Lewis - East Carolina
WO Thomas Mayo - California - Pennsylvania
WO A.J. Jenkins - University of Illinois

And the roster for the West:

DC Chris Greenwood - Albion
DC Brandon Hardin - Oregon State
DC Rodney McLeod - Virginia
DC Shaun Prater - Iowa
DC Keith Tandy - West Virginia
DC Trevin Wade - Arizona
DL Tyrone Crawford - Boise State
DL Kentrell Lockett - Mississippi
DL Arnaud Nadon - Laval
DL Justin Francis - Rutgers
DL Dominique Hamilton - Missouri - Columbia
DL Vaughn Meatoga - Hawaii
DL Kaniela Tuipulotu - Hawaii
DL Dajohn Harris - Southern California
LB Jerry Franklin - Arkansas
LB Tank Carder - Texas Christian
LB Steven Johnson - Kansas
LB Brandon Marshall - Nevada
LB Josh Kaddu - Oregon
LB Ronnie Thomton - University of Southern Mississippi
OC David Snow - Texas
OC Moe Petrus - Connecticut
OG Brandon Brooks - Miami - Ohio
OG Markus Zusevics - Iowa
OG Ben Heenan - Saskatchewan
OG Josh LeRibeus - Southern Methodist
OT Tom Compton - South Dakota
OT Ryan Miller - Colorado
OT Al Netter - Northwestern
OT Matt Reynolds - Brigham Young
OT Marcel Jones - Nebraska
PK Greg Zuerlein - Missouri Western State
Punter Matt Prewitt - Kentucky Christian
Punter Bryan Anger - California
QB Tyler Hansen - Colorado
QB Chandler Harnish - Northern Illinois
QB Dan Persa - Northwestern
RB Lennon Creer - Louisana Tech
RB Marc Tyler - Southern California
RB Bobby Rainey - Western Kentucky University
SAF Aaron Henry - Wisconsin
SAF Austin Cassidy - Nebraska
SAF Blake Gideon - Texas
SAF Duke Ihenaho - San Jose State
TE Kevin Koger - Michigan
TE Cory Harkey - UCLA
TE George Bryan - North Carolina State
TE David Paulson - Oregon
WO Greg Childs - Arkansas - Fayetteville
WO Junior Hemingway - Michigan
WO Dale Moss - South Dakota State
WO Tyler Shoemaker - Boise State
WO Jarius Wright - Arkansas
WO Devon Wylie - Fresno State
WO Darius Hanks - Univeristy of Alabama

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