Michigan paces 51 Big Ten players invited to 2017 NFL Combine

Michigan paces 51 Big Ten players invited to 2017 NFL Combine

The NFL released names of the players invited to the 2017 Combine, to be held February 28-March 6 in Indianapolis. And the Big Ten is well represented with 51 players invited.

Michigan leads the way with 14 invitees. In fact, no school in the nation had more than the Wolverines. Alabama and LSU were second with 10 apiece. Ohio State was second among Big Ten schools with eight selections; Wisconsin was third with six. The only Big Ten schools not represented were Rutgers and Purdue.

ILLINOIS (4)
DT Chunky Clements
LB Hardy Nickerson
DE Carroll Phillips
DE Dawuane Smoot

INDIANA (2)
G Dan Feeney
RB Devine Redding

IOWA (4)
QB C.J. Beathard
DT Jaleel Johnson
CB Desmond King
TE George Kittle

MARYLAND (1)
CB Will Likely

MICHIGAN (14)
G Ben Braden
TE Jake Butt
DE Taco Charlton
WR Jehu Chesson
CB Jeremy Clark
WR Amara Darboh
LB Ben Gedeon
DT Ryan Glasgow
SS Delano Hill
CB Jourdan Lewis
LB Jabrill Peppers
RB De’Veon Smith
CB Channing Stribling
DE Chris Wormley

MICHIGAN STATE (3)
LB Riley Bullough
DT Malik McDowell
S Montae Nicholson

MINNESOTA (3)
QB Mitch Leidner
CB Jalen Myrick
S Damarius Travis

NEBRASKA (2)
TE Carter Cethan
S Nate Gerry

NORTHWESTERN (2)
DL Ifeadi Odenigbo
LB Anthony Walker

OHIO STATE (8)
WR Noah Brown
CB Gareon Conley
C Pat Elflein
S Malik Hooker
P Cameron Johnston
CB Marshon Lattimore
LB Raekwon McMillan
WR Curtis Samuel

PENN STATE (2)
WR Chris Godwin
DE Garrett Sickels

WISCONSIN (6)
OLB Vince Biegel
RB Corey Clement
RB Dare Ogunbowale
OT Ryan Ramczyk
CB Sojourn Shelton
LB T.J. Watt

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