While the Reece’s Senior Bowl gets the most attention for the NFL Draft All Star Games, the East/West Shrine Bowl is in it’s 96th year and has featured the likes of Jimmy Garoppolo, Za’Darius Smith, Tom Brady, Lawrence Taylor and even Husker great Will Shields. The game allows NFL Scouts and General Managers a chance to watch the prospects face off against each other in practice drills with NFL level coaching.
Unfortunately because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2021 East/West Shrine Game will not be taking place. But the organization wanted to honor those prospects that would normally get invited for the success they’ve been having during their senior seasons.
Brenden Jaimes has enjoyed a strong senior season starting off with a strong showing against Ohio State and has continued throughout the season. Jaimes has experience playing both left and right tackle but also could slide inside to guard. It would have been nice to see Jaimes in St. Petersburg working at both positions and competing against other draftable prospects.
At this point Jaimes looks to have a great shot at being drafted on Day 3 of the 2021 NFL Draft, especially in the 4th round area. That is where former Husker Alex Lewis was drafted back in 2016, but Jaimes in my opinion is a much better overall prospect.