Coleman, Cordle, Worthington, Pettrey among invitees

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Four members of Ohio State’s Rose Bowl champion football team have been invited to participate in post-season all-star contests.

Offensive lineman Jim Cordle and defensive lineman Doug Worthington have accepted invitations to play in the East-West Shrine Game, being held this season for the first time at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.  That Jan. 23 contest kicks off at 3 p.m. Eastern and will be televised by ESPN2.

All-America safety Kurt Coleman has accepted an invitation to the Under Armour Senior Bowl, played Jan. 30 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. That game kicks off at 4 p.m. Eastern and will be televised by the NFL Network.

Kicker Aaron Pettrey has been invited to the Texas vs. the Nation all-star game, to be played Feb. 6 at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. Kickoff is 2 p.m. Eastern and the game will be televised by CBS College Sports.