Dec. 18, 2001
PULLMAN, Wash. --- The inaugural Paradise Bowl, a post-season senior all-star game featuring players from the Mountain West, Pacific-10, Big Sky, and WAC conferences, will feature five Washington State Cougars when it is played Saturday, January 12.
Tight end Jeremy Thielbahr, offensive lineman Joey Hollenbeck, defensive end Tupo Tuupo, linebacker James Price, and punter Alan Cox will suit up for the West All-Stars, who will be coached by former professional scout Sark Arslanian.
The West All-Stars' roster features other Pac-10 standouts such as UCLA's Scott McEwan, Arizona's Brandon Marshall, and Oregon's Steve Smith. That team will face the UTCO All-Stars, led by Amsterdam Admirals' head coach Bart Andrus and featuring a roster built on Mountain West Conference players.
Kickoff is set for Noon MST at Dixie State College's Hansen Stadium in St. George, Utah. Fox Sports will bring the game to more than 18 million homes via the Fox Sports Network, which will include Fox Sports Northwest.