Derby to play in East-West Shrine Game

Published: Sunday, November 30, 2014
Arkansas tight end AJ Derby runs for a touchdown during the third quarter of a game against Texas A&M on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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Arkansas tight end AJ Derby runs for a touchdown during the third quarter of a game against Texas A&M on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — University of Arkansas tight end AJ Derby will play in the East-West Shrine Game.

The university announced Sunday that Derby has accepted an invitation to play in the Jan. 17 game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Derby has started seven games and has 22 receptions for 303 yards and three touchdowns.

Kickoff for the game is scheduled for 3 p.m. and it will be broadcast by the NFL Network.

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