Devey to Play in East West Shrine Game
Dec. 13, 2012
University of Memphis senior offensive lineman Jordan Devey will play in the 88th Annual East-West Shrine Game set to be played at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Jan. 19th.
Since 1925 the game has been more than just a football game. It has been a showcase for the next generation of NFL greats and a priceless benefit event for Shriners Hospitals for Children. The East-West Shrine Game is the longest-running all-star college football game, combining great football with a great cause and creating experiences for players that will last a lifetime.
In addition to exposing his playing ability to countless scouts and a national television audience, Devey will visit Shriners Hospitals for Children-Tampa before the game and combine with teammates to provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience for patients.
Devey was named to the 2012 All-Conference USA Football Second Team as selected by the league's coaches. He began the week by receiving the team's DeAngelo Williams Most Valuable Player Award.
Over his two-year career at Memphis, Devey started 24 straight games and played all 1,568 snaps on offense. In 2012, he started 10 games at left tackle and two at left guard. The American Fork, Utah, native played three positions (left tackle, left guard and right guard) in victories over Rice and UAB. Devey played a season-high 84 snaps against Marshall and had 70+ snaps in four games during the 2012 season.