Ole Miss RT Cooper to play in East-West Shrine Game

first_imgOXFORD – Ole Miss offensive tackle Fahn Cooper has accepted an invitation to play in the 91st East-West Shrine game, which will be held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.Ole Miss right tackle Fahn Cooper has accepted a spot in the East-West Shrine Game in January.Ole Miss right tackle Fahn Cooper has accepted a spot in the East-West Shrine Game in January.The senior has started all 23 games in his Rebels career, filling in for the first seven games during left tackle Laremy Tunsil’s seven-game suspension for accepting impermissible benefits. Cooper has started 14 games at right tackle, his normal position, and nine at left tackle.Cooper spent two seasons at Bowling Green before playing left tackle for one season at College of DuPage in Illinois and transferring to Ole Miss.Cooper said he noticed over the summer that NFL teams have few offensive linemen on their rosters, which made him think his ability to play multiple positions would be appealing.The game is Jan. 23 (3 p.m., NFL Network) and has featured 72 Hall of Famers and 265 players currently on NFL rosters, including New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.Contact Daniel Paulling at dpaulling@jackson.gannett.com. Follow @DanielPaulling on Twitter.last_img

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