Friday, February 4, 2011

Hawkeyes top the Big Ten in number of 2011 NFL Combine Invitees

For the second straight year, the Iowa Hawkeye Football Team has lead the Big Ten Conference in number of NFL Combine Invitees.  9 Hawkeyes will be invited to Indianapolis to showcase their talent for NFL Scouts, General Managers and Owners.  The 9 Hawkeyes invited to the NFL combine is the second most in the nation, only trailing UNC.

Last year, the Hawkeyes had 7 players invited to the NFL Combine and saw 6 of those players drafted in the 2010 NFL Draft.

The 2011 NFL Combine will take place February 23rd through March 1st and live coverage will be available on the NFL Network.  Make sure to tune in and follow your favorite Hawkeyes in the week long event.

The list of Hawkeyes includes:
QB - Ricky Stanzi
TE - Allen Reisner
OL - Julian Vandervelde
DL- Christian Ballard
DE - Adrian Clayborn
DT - Karl Klug
LB - Jeremiah Hunter
S - Tyler Sash
P - Ryan Donahue