Landman, Wells To Play In East-West Shrine Game
BOULDER–Senior linebackers Nate Landman and Carson Wells each picked up official invitations to the 97th East-West Shrine Game, the organizers announced Monday.
The game, America's longest-running college football all-star game, which supports Shriners Children's, will be played Feb. 3, 2022, at Allegiant Stadium as part of the NFL Pro Bowl week.
The game will be played at 6 p.m. MT on NFL Network after a week's worth of practice and events.
Along with the postseason all-star game announcements, several Buffs picked up end of season honors since the coaches selected the All-Pac-12 team.
On the AP All-Pac-12 team, Landman picked up second team honors, becoming the first CU player to earn first or second team all-conference honors four straight seasons.
Phil Steel also picks an All-Pac-12 team and Wells led the way for the Buffs with a second-team honor at linebacker. Landman was named third team at linebacker while Jalen Sami and Mekhi Blackmon were both honored on the fourth team.
ProFootballNetwork.com selected All-Pac-12 teams, as well, and Cole Becker was named the Placekicker of the Year and first-team All-Pac-12 at kicker and honorable mention as the kickoff specialist, while Mark Perry was named honorable mention on the defensive side at safety.
The Colorado Chapter of the National Football Foundation also released its All-Colorado team. Kary Kutsch and Landman made the first team while Jarek Broussard, Blackmon, Christian Gonzalez, Sami, and Wells were all second-team selections.