Ten Tigers Invited to 2017 NFL Combine
Sr. Assoc. Athletic Director/SID
BATON ROUGE – Ten LSU football players have been invited to take part in the NFL Combine, which begins later this month at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
LSU and Alabama lead all Southeastern Conference teams for NFL Combine invites, followed by Texas A&M with nine and Arkansas and Florida with eight each. As a league, the SEC has 66 players invited to the combine, which stands at the most of any conference. The ACC is second with 60, followed by the Big Ten with 51 and the Pac-12 with 47.
The 10 Tigers invited to the NFL Combine include: safety Jamal Adams, linebacker Kendell Beckwith, defensive end Tashawn Bower, wide receiver Malachi Dupre, wide receiver Travin Dural, running back Leonard Fournette, defensive tackle Davon Godchaux, center Ethan Pocic, linebacker Duke Riley, and cornerback Tre’Davious White.
The NFL Combine, which features hundreds of college football players trying to improve their NFL stock, starts on February 28 and runs through March 6. Each position group goes through four days of testing, which includes everything from interviews with NFL franchises, to on-field drills, and on-field workouts.
The NFL Draft takes place on April 27-29 in Philadelphia where the Tigers could have as many as four players selected in the first round.