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Valpo's Riker Selected to Play in East Coast Bowl

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Valparaiso University's Jimmy Riker (Tekonsha, Mich./Tekonsha H.S.) has been selected to play in the East Coast Bowl in Petersburg, Va. on November 25.

The bowl is an all-star game for draft eligible seniors in NCAA Divisions I-AA, II, and III as well as NAIA schools. Riker will play outside linebacker in the game which kicks off at 12:10 p.m. Eastern.

Riker made 50 tackles this season for the Crusaders, including 8.0 for loss, a team high. In addition, he had three pass breakups and recovered a pair of fumbles.