Former Mississippi State star linebacker Richie Brown will participate in this year's East-West Shrine Game.
Brown, a Long Beach product, will have a chance to show NFL scouts what he can doat 2 p.m. on Jan. 21 when the game is played at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. The game will be broadcast on NFL Network.
The middle linebacker led MSU in tackles as a senior with 102. He had four tackles for lost yardage and 1 ½ sacks. He participated in all 52 games during his career at MSU, also leading the team in tackles with 109 as a junior.
Brown was named Sun Herald All-South Mississippi in both his junior and senior seasons at Long Beach High School.
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Former Southern Miss quarterback Nick Mullens and his center at USM, Cameron Tom, will also be participating in the East-West Shrine Game.