Jackson State LB added to Shrine Game

(STATS) - Former Jackson State linebacker Javancy Jones has been selected to play in the 91st annual East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 21 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.

The 6-foot-2, 245-pound Jones will play for the East team.

The All-SWAC standout had 77 tackles for loss in his career at Jackson State, including 19.5 as a senior.

Other FCS-level players in the nation's longest-running college football all-star game are Charleston Southern offensive tackle Erik Austell, Villanova linebacker Austin Calitro, Samford wide receiver Karel Hamilton, North Dakota State offensive guard Zack Johnson, Youngstown State defensive end Avery Moss, Drake tight end Eric Saubert, Northern Iowa defensive end Karter Schult (the 2016 STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award winner) and Penn quarterback Alex Torgersen.

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