January 19, 2014 in Sports

Snapshot: Garoppolo’s TD pass helps East beat West in Shrine game


Jimmy Garoppolo, pictured right, threw a short second-quarter touchdown pass and Utah State’s Nevin Lawson returned a fourth-quarter fumble 5 yards for another TD to lead the East to a 23-13 victory in the 89th East-West Shrine game on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Fla. Coastal Carolina’s Matt Hazel scored on the 1-yard scoring pass from Garoppolo, the Eastern Illinois standout who completed 9 of 14 passes for 100 yards and no interceptions. Arkansas’ Zach Hocker kicked three field goals for the East, including a 56-yarder. In the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, J.C. Copeland of LSU ran for a pair of 1-yard touchdowns to earn MVP honors and Team National used a second half surge to beat Team American 31-17 at Carson, Calif. – Associated Press

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