Brett Rypien, Easton Stick support to West beat East in Shrine Game
Brett Rypien and Easton Stick each tossed a touchdown go to help the West beat the East 21-17 in the East-West Shrine Game on Saturday.
Rypien, a Boise State item and nephew of Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien, was 10 of 14 for 134 yards.
Stick, from North Dakota State, finished 5 of 8 goes for 51 yards.
Purdue’s David Blough had two touchdowns and 149 yards on 10-of-15 passing.
Rypien associated on a 22-yard scoring hit with LSU’s Nick Brossette amid the first drive of the amusement.
Nebraska’s Devine Ozigbo had a 2-yard TD run halfway during that time as the West took a 14-0 lead. The score was set up by a fumble return by Michigan’s Tyree Kinnel.
On the primary play after a block attempt by BJ Blunt of McNeese State, Stick tossed a 22-yard touchdown go to Arizona State’s Shawn Poindexter that made it 21-0 five minutes into the third.
The East got to 21-14 amid the last three minutes of the third when Blough tossed 6-and 18-yard TD goes to Terry Godwin II of Georgia. Godwin had four gatherings for 80 yards.
Matthew Gay of Utah had a 47-yard field objective that slice the East shortage to 21-17 with 4 minutes left.
West’s Darrin Hall Jr. of Pitt was the leading rusher with 77 yards on 12 carries.
A standout amongst the most energizing plays went ahead the last play in the first half when James Madison’s Jimmy Moreland got a 61-yard field-objective attempt by John Baron II of San Diego State in the back of the end zone and was tripped amid his arrival close midfield.
Colorado School of Mines wide collector Brody Oliver had two catches for 12 yards. He was focused on three times.