Tom Dienhart, Senior Writer, January 18, 2012

The NFL Combine will run from Feb. 22-28 in Indianapolis. It will be the chance for college players to work out and impress NFL executives in anticipation of the draft from April 26-28. The official list of Combine invitees has yet to be released by the NFL, but has a list of 231 players who reportedly have received initial invites. This initial list includes seniors only and more players are expected to be invited in coming weeks.

Following is a look at the Big Ten players on the list. There are 15 offensive players; 12 defensive players; 3 specialists. The receiver position leads the way with seven players.

Kirk Cousins, Michigan State
Russell Wilson, Wisconsin

Running backs
Dan Herron, Ohio State

B.J. Cunningham, Michigan State
Junior Hemingway, Michigan
A.J. Jenkins, Illinois
Keshawn Martin, Michigan State
Marvin McNutt, Iowa
DeVier Posey, Ohio State
Nick Toon, Wisconsin

Tight ends

Offensive linemen
Mike Adams, Ohio State
Jeff Allen, Illinois
Marcel Jones, Nebraska
Josh Oglesby, Wisconsin
Marcus Zusevics, Iowa

Defensive tackles
Jared Crick, Nebraska
Mike Daniels, Iowa
Mike Martin, Michigan
Devon Still, Penn State

Defensive ends
Jack Crawford, Penn State

Inside linebackers

Outside linebackers
Lavonte David, Nebraska
Tyler Nielsen, Iowa

Alfonzo Dennard, Nebraska
Antonio Fenelus, Wisconsin
D?Anton Lynn, Penn State
Shaun Prater, Iowa

Trenton Robinson, Michigan State

Derek Dimke, Illinois
Carson Wiggs, Purdue

Brad Nortman, Wisconsin

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