Running back Eric Bienemy was one of four members of top-ranked Colorado named Monday to the 56-man West Team roster for the 66th annual East-West Shrine Game.
Bienemy, a first-team All American who ran for 1,628 yards and scored 17 touchdowns this season, will be joined by Colorado teammates, guard Joe Garten, tackle Mark Vander Poel and linebacker Kanavis McGhee in the game scheduled for Jan. 26, 1991 at Stanford Stadium. Colorado coach Bill McCartney will serve as the West Team's head coach.The roster for the East Team will be announced later this week.
San Diego State quarterback Dan McGwire and Oregon quarterback Bill Musgrave will direct the West offense. McGwire, the younger brother of Oakland Athletics first baseman Mark McGwire, completed 238 of 3961 for 3,510 yards and 25 touchdowns.
The complete West Team roster:
Quarterbacks - McGwire; Musgrave.
Running backs - Bieniemy; Blaise Bryant, Iowa State; Sheldon Canley, San Jose State; Aaron Craver, Fresno State.
Wide Receivers - Ed McCaffrey, Stanford; Manny Hazard, Houston; Matt Bellini, Brigham Young; Dennis Arey, San Diego State.
Tight Ends - Chris Smith, Brigham Young; Kerry Cash, Texas.
Offensive linemen - Garten; Vander Poel; Pat Harlow, Southern Cal; Mike Arthur, Texas A&M; James Richards, California; Jeff Pahukoa, Washington; Kurt Jensen, New Mexico.
Defensive linemen - Kenny Walker, Nebraska; Esera Tualo, Oregon State; Rhett Hall, California; Don Gibson, Southern Cal; Tom Backes, Oklahoma.
Linebackers - McGhee; Scott Ross, Southern Cal; Alema Fitisemanu, Brigham Young; Peter Brantley, Oregon; Roman Phifer, UCLA; J.T. Tokish, Air Force.
Defensive backs - Kevin Scott, Stanford; Eric Turner, UCLA; Bernard Bilison, Nevada; Chuck Mincy, Washington; Mike Welsh, Baylor.
Punterplacekicker - Robbie Keen, California.
Coaches - McCartney; LaVell Edwards, Brigham Young; Rich Brooks, Oregon.