FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona senior running back Zach Bauman will participate in the 89th East-West Shrine Game. The game will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18 in St. Petersburg, Fla. at Tropicana Field. Kick-off is set for 2 p.m. MT. The game will be broadcast on NFL Network.
Bauman wrapped up his career at NAU as the all-time leader in rushing yards, all-purpose yards, carries and points scored. In 2013, Bauman rushed for 1,456 yards on 270 carries. He finished the season with 1,764 all-purpose yards and a team-high 10 touchdowns.
The East-West Shrine Game® is the longest running college all-star game in the country. A staple in college football since 1925, the game has consistently proven to be a launch pad for players seeking professional careers in the NFL. More than 100 players from the 88th East-West Shrine Game signed with professional football teams in 2013. On average, more than 275 East-West Shrine Game alumni are on NFL rosters each year.