Ohio State Leads Country With 14 Players Invited to the 2016 NFL Combine

By Tim Shoemaker on February 11, 2016 at 1:46p
Nick Vannett and Michael Thomas were invited to the NFL Combine.
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Ohio State will be well-represented at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis this year. There were 14 Buckeyes from the 2015 team invited, according to the official release by the league Thursday afternoon.

The full list:

PLAYER POSITION
Eli Apple CB
Vonn Bell S
Joey Bosa DE
Taylor Decker OL
Ezekiel Elliott RB
Cardale Jones QB
Darron Lee LB
Jalin Marshall WR
Braxton Miller WR
Joshua Perry LB
Tyvis Powell S
Michael Thomas WR
Nick Vannett TE
Adolphus Washington DT

For comparison's sake, Michigan State had seven combine invites, Penn State had five and Michigan had just two.

Ohio State's 14 invitees lead the nation. Here's the statistical breakdown of the other top programs:

SCHOOL # OF DRAFTEES
OHIO STATE 14
NOTRE DAME 10
ALABAMA 9
UCLA 9
AUBURN 9
FLORIDA 8
GEORGIA 8
CLEMSON 8
OKLAHOMA 8

The NFL Combine is held Feb. 23-29 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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