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Seven Penn State players scheduled to play in all-star games

Seven Penn State players will participate in four post-season all-star games over the next three weeks.

Seven Penn State players scheduled to play in all-star games

Penn State coach Bill O´Brien talks to quarterback Matt McGloin during<br />the game against Ohio University at Beaver Stadium in State College,<br />Pennsylvania, Saturday, September 1, 2012. Ohio defeated Penn State,<br />14-24. (Nabil K. Mark/Centre Daily Times/MCT)
Penn State coach Bill O'Brien talks to quarterback Matt McGloin during the game against Ohio University at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania, Saturday, September 1, 2012. Ohio defeated Penn State, 14-24. (Nabil K. Mark/Centre Daily Times/MCT)

Seven Penn State players will be participating in college all-star games over the next three weeks.

On Saturday, linebacker Gerald Hodges (Paulsboro) and center Matt Stankiewitch will take part in the East-West Shrine Game at St. Petersburg, Fla., to be televised on NFL Network at 4 p.m.

Later that day, the Nittany Lions will have three representatives – defensive ends Pete Massaro (Marple Newtown) and Sean Stanley and fullback Michael Zordich – in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at Carson, Calif. (6 p.m., ESPN2).

Defensive tackle Jordan Hill will be the lone Penn State participant in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 26 at Mobile, Ala. (4 p.m., NFL Network). The following Saturday, Feb. 2, quarterback Matt McGloin will play in the Texas vs. the Nation All-Star Challenge in Allen, Texas (2:30 p.m.).

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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

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