NDSU's Stick accepts invite to East-West Shrine Game

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FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) -- North Dakota State quarterback Easton Stick has accepted an invitation from the East-West Shrine Game.

Stick will join other college football players from across the country in the All-Star Game to showcase their talents for the NFL.

Stick is one of 100 NFL hopefuls that will play in the game. There are six quarterbacks total on the acceptance list.

The East-West Shrine game says players are selected based on their potential to make NFL rosters. A consensus of the 32 NFL teams is taken into consideration during player selection.

Stick becomes the fifth Bison player to appear in the Shrine Game since 2015. He joins Offensive Linemen Austin Kuhnert (2018) and Zack Johnson (2017) along with Running back John Crockett and Kyle Emanuel who both appeared in the 2015 game.

The 2019 game takes place Saturday, January 19 from Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida broadcast live on the NFL Network at 2 p.m. CT.