Kiel to play in East-West Shrine Game

Columbus East graduate and Cincinnati senior quarterback Gunner Kiel has accepted an invitation to play in the East-West Shrine game.

The latest edition of college football’s longest running All-Star Game will be at 3 p.m. Jan. 21 in St. Petersburg, Florida, and will be televised by the NFL Network.

Kiel completed more than 60 percent of his passes in his three years with the Bearcats. He threw for 6,835 yards and 56 touchdowns in 29 career games, both of which rank second in school history, and is its all-time leader in touchdown-to-interception ratio (plus-30).