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    Jan. 28, 2013

    Raleigh, N.C. -

    NC State’s Mike Glennon will participate in the 2013 Quicken Loans All-Star Football Challenge, an exciting skills competition featuring college football’s brightest stars.  The 15th annual program is scheduled to air Saturday, Feb. 2, at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and will have encore airings on ESPN2 at 4 p.m. ET on Feb. 3 and noon ET on Feb. 17. ESPN will also air an encore at 4 p.m. ET on April 14.

     Individual events in the 2013 Quicken Loans All-Star Football Challenge include: The Quicken Loans QB Accuracy Competition, Skechers GoRun Hands Competition, Mercedes-Benz Lineman Strength Challenge, Obstacle Course and Speed Kick. To conclude the program, the players will be divided into two teams for The Quicken Loans Team Competition.

     In his senior season, Glennon put up video game numbers, throwing for 4,031 yards and 31 touchdowns. NFL scouts drool over Glennon’s size and arm strength. ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. lists Glennon as the top quarterback in the 2013 NFL Draft.

    The participants in the 2013 Quicken Loans All-Star Football Challenge are:

    Quicken Loans QB Accuracy
    EJ Manuel – Florida St
    Ryan Nassib – Syracuse
    Mike Glennon – NC State
    Jordan Rodgers – Vanderbilt

    Obstacle Course
    Alec Ogletree – LB – Georgia
    Giovani Bernard – RB – UNC
    TJ McDonald – S – USC
    Khaseem Greene – LB – Rutgers

    Skechers GoRun Hands Competition
    Matt Elam – S – Florida
    Kenny Vaccaro – S – Texas
    Cordarrelle Patterson – WR – Tennessee
    Robert Woods – WR – USC

    Mercedes-Benz Lineman Strength Challenge
    Sylvester Williams – DT – UNC
    Sam Montgomery – DT – LSU
    Damontre Moore – DE – Texas A&M
    Alex Okafor – DE – Texas

    Speed Kick
    Dustin Hopkins – FSU
    Caleb Sturgis – Florida
    Brett Maher – Nebraska
    Brett Baer – Louisiana-Lafayette

    Alumni of the All-Star Football Challenge include three Heisman Trophy winners (Ron Dayne, Troy Smith and Jason White) and 46 first-round NFL draft picks, such as: Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers, Santana Moss, Matt Ryan, Von Miller Vernon Davis, Joe Flacco, Donovan McNabb and Edgerrin James.

    For more information on the 2013 Quicken Loans All-Star Football Challenge, follow us on Twitter (@AllStarFBall) and like our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/AllStarFootball).


     

     

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