Sun. Feb 5th, 2023

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech large receiver E.J. Jenkins (Fredricksburg, Va./Chancellor H.S.) is taking part within the 2023 Tunnel to Towers Basis Hula Bowl this week in Orlando, main off 5 former Yellow Jackets which were chosen to showcase their skills in postseason all-star video games over the approaching month.

In his lone season at Tech, the 6-foot-7, 243-pound Jenkins caught 17 passes for 316 yards and three touchdowns as a redshirt senior in 2022. His 18.6 yards per reception led the Yellow Jackets and his three landing catches had been tied for the workforce lead.

Jenkins will play for Crew Aina in Saturday’s 77th-annual Hula Bowl, which is able to kick off at midday at FBC Mortgage Stadium in Orlando and be televised nationally on CBS Sports activities Community. Jenkins’ Crew Aina is coached by former Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith. Along with Saturday’s sport, the Hula Bowl has featured practices all through the week which were attended by personnel from all 32 Nationwide Soccer Groups, in addition to scouts from the USFL, XFL and Canadian Soccer League.

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Along with Jenkins, former Jackets which might be set to take part in postseason all-star video games embody large receiver Malachi Carter and linebacker Ayinde Eley within the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl (Jan. 28 – Pasadena, Calif.), linebacker Charlie Thomas within the East-West Shrine Sport (Feb. 2 – Las Vegas) and defensive lineman Keion White within the Senior Bowl (Feb. 4 – Cell, Ala.). Earlier this week, working again Hassan Corridor participated within the Faculty Gridiron Showcase, a five-day all-star occasion in Fort Price, Texas that additionally supplied prospects with the chance to carry out in entrance of professional scouts.

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