Coach Duck Richards
Griffin Grasshoppers Bobby Rainey Will Play East-West Shrine Game
January 18, 2012Griffin Grasshoppers
RAINEY TO PLAY IN EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME
Former Griffin High standout Bobby Rainey learned Thursday he was selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game, 4 p.m., Jan 21 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., also televised live on the NFL Network. Rainey, who set the single-season (1,695 yards) and career-rushing mark (4,542) this season as a senior at Western Kentucky University, finished the season as second top rusher in NCAA Division I-(FBS) with a 141.25 yards per game average -- second only to Oregon’s LaMichael James (150.42 ypg).