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ASU's Nance accepts invite to Shrine Game

January 13, 2010

Arizona State University senior running back Dimitri Nance has accepted an invitation to play in the 85th East-West Shrine Game, which will be held on Jan. 23, 2010 in Orlando. Nance will join teammates Shawn Lauvao, Dexter Davis and Chris McGaha in the game.

Nance (Euless, Texas) was the Sun Devils leading rusherin 2007, 2008 and 2009, gaining 795 yards and scoring six touchdowns last season. The 795 yards were a career high for Nance. He also caught 28 passes for 216 yards and a score. Over his four-year career at ASU, Nance ran for 1,934 yards and 19 touchdowns. He earned Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 honors following this season and finished with three 100-yard games.

Nance joins an elite list of football greats, such as John Elway, Tom Brady, Brett Favre and 62 Pro Football Hall of Famers, who have played in the East-West Shrine Game, America's longest-running college all-star football game.

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