A Look at the Colleges That Have the Most 2016 Combine Invitees
2016 NFL Offseason
With the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine just a few days away (things kick-off on February 23 in Indianapolis), it seems fitting to spend the rest of the week looking at all things Combine related. We’ll get started with a look at the schools that are sending the top five most players to this year’s event. Of the 332 2016 Combine invitees, 83 attended these eight schools. If you’re wondering who the powerhouses are, read on.
1. Ohio State - 14 players
Representing the Buckeyes are Joey Bosa, Eli Apple, Vonn Bell, Taylor Decker, Ezekiel Elliott, Cardale Jones, Darron Lee, Jalin Marshall, Braxton Miller, Joshua Perry, Tyvis Powell, Michael Thomas, Nick Vannett, and Adolphus Washington.
2. Notre Dame - 10 players
Representing the Fighting Irish are Sheldon Day, Chris Brown, Will Fuller, Nick Martin, Romeo Okwara, C.J. Procisse, Keivarae Russell, Elijah Shumate, Jaylon Smith, and Ronnie Stanley
3. Alabama - 9 players
Representing the Crimson Tide are Reggie Ragland, Kenyan Drake, Derrick Henry, Domenick Jackson, Ryan Kelly, Cyrus Jones, D.J. Pettway, Jarran Reed, and A’Shawn Robinson.
(3*) 4. UCLA - 9 players
Representing the Bruins are Myles Jack, Caleb Benenoch, Jake Brendel, Kenny Clark, Thomas Duarte, Ka’imi Fairbalm, Jorday Payton, Paul Perkins, and Alex Redmond.
5. Auburn - 8 players
Representing the Tigers are Jonathan Jones, Peyton Barber, Shon Coleman, Kris Frost, Cassanova McKinzy, Ricardo Louis, D’haquille Williams, and Avery Young.
(6*) 5. Clemson - 8 players
Representing the Tigers are Mackensie Alexander, Kevin Dodd, T.J. Green, B.J. Goodson, Jayron Kearse, Shaq Lawson, Charone Peake, and D.J. Reader.
(7*) 5. Florida - 8 players
Representing the Gators are Jonathan Bullard, Alex McCalister, Vernon Hargreaves III, Jake McGee, Antonio Morrison, Keanu Neal, Kevin Taylor, and Demarcus Robinson.
(8*) Georgia - 8 players
Representing the Bulldogs are Sterling Bailey, Jordan Jenkins, Quayvon Hicks, Leonard Floyd, Keith Marshall, Chris Mayes, Malcolm Mitchell, and John Theus.