MOBILE, Ala. The North roster for next month’s Under Armour Senior Bowl just got a whole lot better. Purdue defensive end Ryan Kerrigan, the reigning Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, has officially accepted an invitation to the 2011 game.
Kerrigan’s invitation marks a fifth straight year at least one Boilermaker will play in the prestigious game, and he is the 13th Purdue representative in the past eight seasons.
The 62nd game is scheduled for 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 29 in Mobile’s Ladd-Peebles Stadium. It will be televised live by NFL Network.
“Ryan has proven to be one of the most dominant pass rushers in the nation,” said Senior Bowl President and CEO Steve Hale. “He is an outstanding prospect and a player that I think will really turn some heads down here in Mobile.”
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