University of Connecticut senior offensive lineman Mike Ryan will play in the AstroTurf NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday.
Ryan, a Marian High School graduate, was a three-year starter for the Huskies amd was twice named to the All Big East team.
Saturday's game will start at 6 p.m. and be played in Carson, California. The game will be televised by the NBC Sports Network (formerly Versus).
The game will feature 100 of the country's top draft prospects. Legendary coaches Dick Vermeil and Tom Flores will be in charge of the teams.