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Seven former Canes to play in All-Star Classics Jan. 21

Saturday, Jan. 21 will be a busy day for seven former Miami Hurricanes who have been invited to play in three different senior all-star games showcasing the nation’s top talent.

At 4 p.m., wide receiver LaRon Byrd and tight end Chase Ford will be playing in the East-West Shrine Game, the longest-running all-star game in college football. The Shrine Game will be played at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, and will be broadcast on the NFL Network.

At 6 p.m., quarterback Jacory Harris and linebacker Jordan Futch will play in the sixth annual AstroTurf NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. The game, which pits the best players from Texas against the rest of the nation, will be broadcasted on NBC's new sports network.

At 8 p.m., cornerback Lee Chambers, offensive lineman Joel Figueroa and defensive tackle Micanor Regis will play in the inaugural Battle of Florida All-Star Game. The game will feature former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden and UM legend Howard Schenellenberger on the sidelines at Florida Atlantic University Stadium. The game will be broadcast nationwide by Fox College Sports.

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