via press release:
EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME & SENIOR BOWL KICK OFF ‘PATH TO PRIMETIME’ ON NFL NETWORK
EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME AIRS SATURDAY, JANUARY 19 AT 4:00 PM ET
EXCLUSIVE SENIOR BOWL PRACTICE & GAME COVERAGE
NFL Network’s ‘Path to Primetime’ begins when it introduces fans to the next generation of NFL talent with exclusive coverage of the East-West Shrine Game Saturday, January 19 at 4:00 PM ET, Senior Bowl practices January 21-24 and the Senior Bowl game January 26 at 4:00 PM ET.
The East-West Shrine game is live from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL. Paul Burmeister provides the play-by-play, while Mike Mayock and Charles Davis (@CFD22) serve as game analysts. Rebecca Haarlow (@RebeccaHaarlow) and Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) are the sideline reporters.
Coverage on Saturday begins at 3:30 PM ET with the NFL Total Access: East-West Shrine Pregame show. It is the third consecutive year NFL Network will broadcast the longest-running all-star college football game
Former NFL head coaches Jerry Glanville and Leeman Bennett will coach the two teams in the 88th annual edition of the East-West Shrine Game.
Following the East-West Shrine Game, Burmeister, Mayock, Davis, Haarlow, and Jeremiah travel to Mobile, AL, to provide wall-to-wall coverage and analysis of Senior Bowl week. It is the sixth consecutive year NFL Network will broadcast Senior Bowl practices and the Senior Bowl game.
NFL Network’s daily coverage of Senior Bowl practices starts on Monday, January 21 at 4:00 PM ET. On Tuesday and Wednesday, practice coverage airs from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM ET (North team) and 3:00-4:00 PM ET (South team). On Thursday, both practices will be shown from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM ET. A 30-minute recap show of the day’s action airs Monday through Thursday at 10:30 PM ET.
The Senior Bowl game is Saturday, January 26 at 4:00 PM ET. Once again, Burmeister calls the game alongside analysts Mayock and Davis, while Haarlow and Jeremiah will be sideline reporters. Coverage on game day begins at 3:30 PM ET with the NFL Senior Bowl Pregame show.
The Oakland Raiders (North team) and Detroit Lions (South team) staffs will coach the Senior Bowl squads, which include an impressive list of quarterbacks such as EJ Manuel (Florida State), Landry Jones (Oklahoma), Mike Glennon (North Carolina State) and Tyler Wilson (Arkansas).
Other notable players include running backs Kenjon Barner (Oregon) and Johnathan Franklin (UCLA), wide receiver Denard Robinson (Michigan), offensive lineman Braxton Cave (Notre Dame), linebacker Arthur Brown (Kansas State), and safety Bacarri Rambo (Georgia). Four members of the BCS National Champion University of Alabama squad are scheduled to participate in the game.
For a complete list of the players invited and for more information on the Senior Bowl, visit http://www.seniorbowl.com/index.asp.
NFL Network’s ‘Path to Primetime’ 2013 NFL Draft programming provides fans with unmatched coverage as college football’s best players transition to the NFL. In addition to the East-West Shrine Game and Senior Bowl, the ‘Path to Primetime’ 2013 NFL Draft programming slate includes the Path to the Draft studio show beginning on February 27th and continuing through April, the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine February 21-26, pro day workouts and NFL prospect features on NFL Total Access. The ‘Path to Primetime’ culminates with the 2013 NFL Draft April 25-27.
NFL Network’s East-West Shrine Game & Senior Bowl Programming Schedule
Saturday, January 19
3:30 PM – NFL Total Access: East-West Shrine Pregame
4:00 PM – 2012 East-West Shrine Game – LIVE from Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL
Monday, January 21
4:00 PM – 2012 Senior Bowl: Day 1 North Practice
10:30 PM – Senior Bowl Day 1 Recap
Tuesday, January 22
2:00 PM – 2012 Senior Bowl: Day 2 Practice – North team
3:00 PM – 2012 Senior Bowl: Day 2 Practice – South team - Live
10:30 PM – Senior Bowl Day 2 Recap
Wednesday, January 23
2:00 PM – 2012 Senior Bowl: Day 3 Practice – North team
3:00 PM – 2012 Senior Bowl: Day 3 Practice – South team - Live
10:30 PM – Senior Bowl Day 3 Recap
Thursday, January 24
2:00 PM – 2012 Senior Bowl: Day 4 Practice – North team and South Practice
10:30 PM – Senior Bowl Day 4 Recap
Saturday, January 26
3:30 PM – NFL Total Access: Senior Bowl Pregame
4:00 PM – 2012 Senior Bowl – LIVE from Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL