Moreland hoping to improve draft stock at East-West Shrine Game

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Former James Madison cornerback Jimmy Moreland is preparing to compete in the upcoming East-West Shrine Game.

The game offers some of the top college football players in the country a chance to display their skills in front of NFL coaches and personnel.

Moreland is part of the East team and is hoping a strong performance throughout the week in practice and in the game can help boost his stock for the upcoming NFL draft.

"I am just a small guy, you know, small stature," said the 5'11", 175-pound Moreland. "Everybody thinks my skills are not there so I am just here to prove everybody wrong."

Moreland put together an incredible career with the Dukes. He was one of the top defensive players at the FCS level, earning consensus First-Team All-American and CAA Defensive Player of the Year honors following the 2018 season.

The East-West Shrine Game is scheduled for a 3 p.m. kickoff Saturday, January 19. It will be televised live on NFL Network.