|Jackson State’s Zach Pendleton has accepted an invite to the Medal of Honor Bowl.|
College all-star games have always been around, but each year there seem to be more and more. One of the newest all-star games is the Medal of Honor Bowl. The inaugural game will be played on Jan. 11 in Charleston, SC. The game will feature a strong contingent of players from HBCUs hoping to impress scouts ahead of the upcoming NFL Draft. Here is a list of players who have accepted invites so far, per the game’s website.
-Jackson State DB Qua Cox
//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js-Jackson State WR Zach Pendleton
-Mississippi Valley State DL Robert Simpson
//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js-Albany State DB Dexter Moody
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//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js-Fort Valley State LB Leron Furr
-Virginia University of Lynchburg DB Keith Lewis
-Fort Valley State OL Ryan Riggins
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