Short Accepts Invitation to 2013 Senior Bowl

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Defensive tackle Kawann Short has accepted an invitation to the 2013 Senior Bowl.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM
Defensive tackle Kawann Short has accepted an invitation to the 2013 Senior Bowl.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM

Nov. 14, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short has accepted an invitation to the 2013 Senior Bowl to be played Jan. 26, in Mobile, Ala. Short's invitation marks the seventh straight year at least one former Boilermaker will take part in the annual game. The 2013 Senior Bowl is set to be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium, and the game and all practices will be televised by NFL Network.

Short, who has started all 47 games of his Boilermaker career, enters the final two games of the 2012 regular season with 175 total tackles, 46.5 tackles for loss, 17.5 sacks, 14 passes broken up and two interceptions. He is currently third amongst active Football Bowl Subdivision players in career tackles for loss and tied for 15th in career sacks. At Purdue he is eighth all-time in school history in TFLs and ninth in sacks. Through 10 games this season, Short leads the Big Ten in TFLs (13.0) and is tied for fourth in sacks (5.0).

Short has additionally blocked eight kicks at Purdue, with his six field goal blocks marking the most by an individual in school history.

About the Senior Bowl
The Senior Bowl is college football's premier senior showcase event, annually featuring the nation's best senior collegiate football stars and top NFL draft prospects on teams coached by NFL coaching staffs. Senior Bowl practices and game week festivities are attended by more than 800 general managers, head coaches, assistant coaches, scouts and other front office personnel from all 32 National Football League teams, making Mobile and the Senior Bowl the week-long host to a one-of-a-kind NFL Coaches Convention. For more information on the 2013 Senior Bowl please visit the bowl's website at www.seniorbowl.com.

Purdue's All-Time Senior Bowl Participants

1950
Harry Szulborski, HB

1953
Bill Bruner, T
Bernie Flowers, E

1955
Tom Betti s, G

1956
Joe Krupa, G
Bill Murakowski, FB

1957
Len Dawson, QB
Bob Khoenle, E
Ed Voytek, G

1958
Neil Habig, C

1959
Tom Franckhauser, E
Gene Selawski, T

1960
Bob Jarus, FB

1961
Jerry Beabout, T

1965
Ed Flanagan, C

1966
Karl Singer, OT

1967
John Charles, DB

1973
Dave Butz, DT
Darryl Stingley, WR

1976
Ken Long, OT

1977
Blane Smith, TE

1990
Derrick Kelson, CB
Dwayne O'Connor, TE

1991
Steve Jackson, DB
Darrin Trieb, LB

1993
Eric Hunter, QB

2001
Matt Light, OT

2002
Akin Ayodele, DE

2004
Nick Hardwick, C
Niko Koutouvides, LB
Shaun Phillips, DE
Stuart Schweigert, DB

2005
Kyle Orton, QB
Taylor Stubblefield, WR

2007
Anthony Spencer, DE

2008
Cliff Avril, DE
Dorien Bryant, WR

2009
Alex Magee, DT
Kory Sheets, RB

2010
Mike Neal, DT

2011
Ryan Kerrigan, DE

2012
Carson Wiggs, K

2013
Kawann Short, DT