BYU’s Austin Hoyt Accepts Invitation To East-West Shrine Game

first_imgNovember 27, 2018 /Sports News – Local BYU’s Austin Hoyt Accepts Invitation To East-West Shrine Game Brad James Tags: Austin Hoyt/Brett Favre/BYU Football/East-West Shrine Game/Ione California/John Elway/Shriners Children Hospital/Tom Brady FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPROVO, Utah-Tuesday, BYU senior offensive lineman Austin Hoyt accepted an invitation to play in the 94th East-West Shrine Game January 19 at Tropicana Field of St. Petersburg, Fla.This will be a 1:00 pm MST broadcast on the NFL Network.The reliable Hoyt has started each game the past two seasons for the Cougars, having netted 30 starts in that span while playing in 50 games overall during his collegiate career.The 6-8 315-pound native of Ione, Calif. has served the Cougars as both a tackle and a guard.He has primarily played right tackle for the Cougars during his career.Hoyt is a 2018 team captain and has been instrumental in this season’s squad averaging 230 rushing yards on the ground over the course of the last three games.Hoyt will be representing the West team during this annual All-Star game, which has seen such stars as John Elway, Tom Brady and Brett Favre play in it through the years.All the players in this game will come together in support of Shriners Hospital for Children while also bolstering their credentials before the gaze of NFL scouts and team personnel. Written bylast_img read more