SOUTH BEND, IN - SEPTEMBER 01: Khaleke Hudson #7 of the Michigan Wolverines tackles Chris Finke #10 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the second quarter at Notre Dame Stadium on September 1, 2018 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

NFL Draft: Pair of area standouts to play in East-West Shrine Game

A pair of Miami Valley high school products will be looking to improve their pro football potential next week at the East-West Shrine game. 

Notre Dame receiver Chris Finke is on the East roster while Georgia tight end Eli Wolf is a member of the West squad. 

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Finke, an Alter grad, caught 41 passes for 456 yards and four touchdowns last season. He was also the team’s primary punt returner, averaging 9.0 per return. 

The 5-foot-9 1/2, 184-pounder was a significant contributor for two seasons in South Bend, where he had 49 catches for 571 yards and two touchdowns as a junior in 2018 and played in the College Football Playoff. 

Wolfe, a 6-foot-4, 236-pounder from Minster, caught 13 passes for 194 yards and two touchdowns last season at Athens, where he was named co-winner of the newcomer of the year award on offense after transferring from Tennessee, where he played 28 games. 

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Four Ohio State seniors — receiver Binjimen Victor, linebacker Malik Harrison, safety Jordan Fuller and offensive lineman Branden Bowen — are also on the West team. 

Harrison is also among the invitees to the Senior Bowl, which is schedule for the following week in Mobile, Ala. 

The 95th East-West Shrine Game is scheduled for St. Petersburg, Fla., on Jan. 18. 

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