Former Boise State defensive tackle Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe lands all-star invite

By Chadd Cripe
© 2013 Idaho Statesman

Former Boise State defensive tackle Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe will play in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Jan. 18 in Carson, Calif., his agent confirmed Friday.

Center Matt Paradis (previously reported) also will play in that game.

The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl is at 4 p.m. MT. It will air on ESPN2. Practices will air on ESPNU on Wednesday and Thursday.

Left tackle Charles Leno Jr. will play in the East-West Shrine Game the same day in St. Petersburg, Fla. That game begins at 2 p.m. MT and airs on NFL Network.

Wide receiver Geraldo Boldewijn will play in the Medal of Honor Bowl at noon this Saturday in Charleston, S.C. That game is not on national TV. Boldewijn made a great catch in practice (see tweet below).

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Chadd Cripe has spent the past 12 years as the Boise State football beat writer. You can follow him on Twitter @IDS_BroncoBeat.

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