MEMBER SIGN IN
Don't have an account? Click Here
By: Tony Harman
Nick Kasa Invited To East-West Shrine Game
Release: December 03, 2012
By: Jonathan Huang, Student Assistant SID
Related Links

BOULDER - Senior tight end Nick Kasa has been invited to play in the 2013 East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 19 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The longest-running all-star college football game showcases some of the best players in the country while also being a benefit event for Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Kasa completed a solid senior campaign by recording 25 catches for 391 yards and three touchdowns. He averaged a team-best 15.6 yards per reception (minimum two catches) and had eight catches of 20-plus yards.

Among his highlights this season included a win against Washington State where Kasa totaled three catches for 87 yards and a touchdown, with 71 of those yards coming on his touchdown grab in the fourth quarter.

The 2012 season was Kasa's first full season at tight end as he made the switch from defensive end in the middle of the 2011 campaign.

The contest has seen some of the greatest players and coaches of all-time participate in the game since its inception in 1925, with this year's game being the 88th installment. The all-star game has featured the best college football players from the East and West, with all proceeds going to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Players and coaches will visit Shriners Hospitals for Children in Tampa before the game and participate in games, crafts and other activities with the patients.

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 hospitals that are dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research, and outstanding teaching programs for professionals.

This year's game will be televised at 2 p.m. MT on the NFL Network.

 

Colorado Buffaloes Football
advertisement
BUFFSTV
FB
10/29/2014
Buffalo Stampede Week 9
FB
10/28/2014
Sefo Liufau Press Conference
FB
10/28/2014
Josh Tupou Press Conference
FB
10/28/2014
Mike MacIntyre Press Conference
CONNECT WITH THE BUFFS
CONNECT WITH THE BUFFS
BUFFS SPOTLIGHT
Folsom Field Construction Cam: Live views from the construction site.
Position Switch Becomes Revelation for Buffs, Cooper
CU’s 2014 Athletic Hall Of Fame Class Welcomes Nine
Pac-12 Networks Derek McCartney feature.
CU Video's "Seasons" winner of a 2014 Heartland Emmy Award.
Plati-'Tudes: Associate AD David Plati returns with his unique look at all things CU.
Colorado introduces its strategic plan for Athletics.
Buffs unveil more information on new facilities at the spring game.
Denver-based Mortensen Construction & Populous are the design/build team for CU's Athletic Complex...
Learn more about CU's Sustainable Excellence Initiative
Classic CU