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Here's the complete list of players invited to the 2016 NFL Combine, led by 14 from Ohio State

More than 300 players looking to fulfill their dreams of playing in the NFL will be on hand for the Combine Feb. 23-29 in Indianapolis.

The NFL released the complete list of players invited to the 2016 Scouting Combine on Thursday, with a total of 332 prospects expected to attend the annual event from Feb. 23-29.

The Combine is the premier pre-draft evaluation and scouting showcase for college prospects looking to fulfill their dreams of playing in the NFL. It is an intense week-long job interview for the potential draftees, who perform various drills, physical and mental tests in front of hundreds of coaches, scouts and front office personnel.

The week begins with a couple days of media interviews, registration, medical exams and measurements as the players arrive in Indianapolis. The first set of on-field workouts start Friday, Feb. 26, with running backs, offensive linemen and special teamers in the spotlight. Day 2 includes the quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends; the third day features the defensive linemen and linebackers. The Combine concludes on Monday with on-field workouts for defensive backs.

One of the new regulations for this year's Combine is that all players are required to undergo a background check. If they refused it, or the investigation revealed a domestic violence or sexual assault conviction, that player would be banned from attending all "league-related events," including the Combine and NFL Draft.

Ohio State leads the way with a whopping 14 players invited to the Combine, easily the most of any school. Following the Buckeyes are Notre Dame (10), Alabama (9) and UCLA (9). The guys in the trenches dominate the numbers on both sides of ball: defensive lineman (59) and offensive lineman (53) are the most represented position groups at the event.

One of the most intriguing battles to watch will be among the quarterbacks, with Carson Wentz, Jared Goff and Paxton Lynch competing to be the first signal caller off the board. There's also little consensus on the best defensive player in the draft, so the performances of elite guys such as defensive linemen Joey Bosa and DeForest Buckner, linebacker Myles Jack and cornerback Jalen Ramsey could go a long way toward deciding their draft fates.

Of course, there are always some players left off the invite list, though those players can still boost their stocks at the various regional combines and pro days. Some of the more notable snubs include quarterback Jake Coker, athlete Keenan Reynolds, wide receiver Jay Lee and linebackers Joe Bolden and James Burgess.

Here is the full list of invitees, via


Vernon Adams, Oregon
Brandon Allen, Arkansas
Trevone Boykin, TCU
Jacoby Brissett, NC State
Connor Cook, Michigan State
Brandon Doughty, Western Kentucky
Jeff Driskel, Louisiana Tech
Jared Goff, Cal
Christian Hackenberg, Penn State
Kevin Hogan, Stanford
Cardale Jones, Ohio State
Cody Kessler, USC
Paxton Lynch, Memphis
Dak Prescott, Mississippi State
Joel Stave, Wisconsin
Nate Sudfeld, Indiana
Carson Wentz, North Dakota State
Josh Woodrum, Liberty

Running backs

Peyton Barber, Auburn
Devontae Booker, Utah
Tra Carson, Texas A&M
Alex Collins, Arkansas
Marshaun Coprich, Illinois State
Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech
Kenyan Drake, Alabama
Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State
Tyler Ervin, San Jose State
Josh Ferguson, Illinois
Glenn Gronkowski (FB), Kansas State
Derrick Henry, Alabama
Quayvon Hicks (FB), Georgia
Jordan Howard, Indiana
Andy Janovich (FB), Nebraska
Devon Johnson, Marshall
Daniel Lasco, Cal
Tre Madden, USC
Keith Marshall, Georgia
Paul Perkins, UCLA
C.J. Prosise, Notre Dame
Wendell Smallwood, West Virginia
Kelvin Taylor, Florida
Shad Thornton, NC State
Soma Vainuku (FB), USC
Dan Vitale (FB), Northwestern
DeAndre Washington, Texas Tech
Brandon Wilds, South Carolina
Jonathan Williams, Arkansas

Wide receivers

Bralon Addison, Oregon
Geronimo Allison, Illinois
DeMarcus Ayers, Houston
Tyler Boyd, Pittsburgh
Chris Brown, Notre Dame
Aaron Burbridge, Michigan State
Devon Cajuste, Stanford
Leonte Carroo, Rutgers
Corey Coleman, Baylor
Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina
Cody Core, Ole Miss
Trevor Davis, California
Josh Doctson, TCU
D.J. Foster, Arizona State
Will Fuller, Notre Dame
Keyarris Garrett, Tulsa
Rashard Higgins, Colorado State
Johnny Holton, Cincinnati
Cayleb Jones, Arizona
Kenny Lawler, Cal
Roger Lewis, Bowling Green
Kolby Listenbee, TCU
Ricardo Louis, Auburn
Byron Marshall, Oregon
Jalin Marshall, Ohio State
Mekale McKay, Cincinnati
Braxton Miller, Ohio State
Malcolm Mitchell, Georgia
Chris Moore, Cincinnati
Marquez North, Tennessee
Jordan Payton, UCLA
Charone Peake, Clemson
Demarcus Robinson, Florida
Alonzo Russell, Toledo
Rashawn Scott, Miami (FL)
Hunter Sharp, Utah State
Tajae Sharpe, UMass
Sterling Shepard, Oklahoma
Nelson Spruce, Colorado
Michael Thomas, Ohio State
Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss
D'haquille Williams, Auburn
De'Runnya Wilson, Mississippi State

Tight Ends

Jerell Adams, South Carolina
Stephen Anderson, Cal
Ben Braunecker, Harvard
Thomas Duarte, UCLA
David Grinnage, NC State
Temarrick Hemingway, South Carolina State
Hunter Henry, Arkansas
Tyler Higbee, Western Kentucky
Austin Hooper, Stanford
Ryan Malleck, Virginia Tech
Jake McGee, Florida
David Morgan, UTSA
Beau Sandland, Montana State
Nick Vannett, Ohio State
Bryce Williams, East Carolina

Offensive Linemen

Vadal Alexander (OG), LSU
Jack Allen (C), Michigan State
Willie Beavers (OT), Western Michigan
Caleb Benenoch (OT), UCLA
Austin Blythe (C), Iowa
Evan Boehm (C), Missouri
Jake Brendel (C), UCLA
Joe Cheek (OG), Texas A&M
Le’Raven Clark (OT), Texas Tech
Shon Coleman (OT), Auburn
Jack Conklin (OT), Michigan State
Fahn Cooper (OT), Ole Miss
Joe Dahl (OG), Washington State
Taylor Decker (OT), Ohio State
Spencer Drango (OG), Baylor
Parker Ehinger (OG), Cincinnati
Joshua Garnett (OG), Stanford
Graham Glasgow (C), Michigan
Darrell Greene (OG), San Diego State
Joe Haeg (OT), North Dakota State
Jerald Hawkins (OT), LSU
Germain Ifedi (OG), Texas A&M
Dominick Jackson (OG), Alabama
Tyler Johnstone (OT), Oregon
Nila Kasitati (OG), Oklahoma
Ryan Kelly (C), Alabama
Denver Kirkland (OT), Arkansas
Alex Lewis (OT), Nebraska
Nick Martin (OG), Notre Dame
Tyler Marz (OT), Wisconsin
Connor McGovern (OG), Missouri
Kyle Murphy (OT), Stanford
Stephane Nembot (OT), Colorado
Rees Odhiambo (OG), Boise State
Alex Redmond (OG), UCLA
Dominique Robertson (OT), West Georgia
Isaac Seumalo (OG), Oregon State
Brandon Shell (OT), South Carolina
Matt Skura (C), Duke
Pearce Slater (OT), San Diego State
Jason Spriggs (OT), Indiana
Ronnie Stanley (OT), Notre Dame
John Theus (OT), Georgia
Joe Thuney (OT), North Carolina State
Cole Toner (OT), Harvard
Sebastian Tretola (OG), Arkansas
Max Tuerk (C), USC
Laremy Tunsil (OT), Ole Miss
Halapoulivaati Vaitai (OT), TCU
Chris Westerman (OG), Arizona
Cody Whitehair (OG), Kansas State
Avery Young (OT), Auburn

Defensive linemen

Mehdi Abdesmad (DE), Boston College
Sterling Bailey (DE), Georgia
Jimmy Bean (DE), Oklahoma State
Andrew Billings (DT), Baylor
Ronald Blair (DE), Appalachian State
Joey Bosa (DE), Ohio State
DeForest Buckner (DE), Oregon
Jonathan Bullard (DT), Florida
Vernon Butler (DT), Louisiana Tech
Shilique Calhoun (DE), Michigan State
Kenny Clark (DT), UCLA
Maliek Collins (DT), Nebraska
Kamalei Correa (DE), Boise State
James Cowser (DE), Southern Utah
Sheldon Day (DT), Notre Dame
Kevin Dodd (DE), Clemson
Jason Fanaika (DE), Utah
Adam Gotsis (DT), Georgia Tech
Javon Hargrave (DT), South Carolina State
Joel Heath (DT), Michigan State
Willie Henry (DT), Michigan
Matt Ioannidis (DT), Temple
Branden Jackson (DE), Texas Tech
Quinton Jefferson (DT), Maryland
Austin Johnson (DT), Penn State
Chris Jones (DT), Mississippi State
Matt Judon (DE), Grand Valley State
Ufomba Kamalu (DE), Miami (FL)
Bronson Kaufusi (DE), BYU
Darius Latham (DT), Indiana
Nile Lawrence-Stample (DT), Florida State
Shaq Lawson (DE), Clemson
Dean Lowry (DE), Northwestern
Luther Maddy (DT), Virginia Tech
Chris Mayes (DT), Georgia
Alex McCalister (DE), Florida
Carl Nassib (DE), Penn State
Giorgio Newberry (DE), Florida State
Dadi Nicolas (DE), Virginia Tech
Robert Nkemdiche (DT), Ole Miss
Shawn Oakman (DE), Baylor
Emmanuel Ogbah (DE), Oklahoma State
Romeo Okwara (DE), Notre Dame
Drew Ott (DE), Iowa
D.J. Pettway (DE), Alabama
Sheldon Rankins (DT), Louisville
D.J. Reader (DT), Clemson
Jarran Reed (DT), Alabama
Hassan Ridgeway (DT), Texas
A'Shawn Robinson (DT), Alabama
DeVaunte Sigler (DT), Jacksonville State 
Charles Tapper (DE), Oklahoma
Lawrence Thomas (DT), Michigan State
Ron Thompson (DE), Syracuse
Vincent Valentine (DT), Nebraska
Jihad Ward (DT), Illinois
Adolphus Washington (DT), Ohio State
Antwaun Woods (DT), USC
Connor Wujciak (DT), Boston College
Anthony Zettel (DT), Penn State


Dominique Alexander (ILB), Oklahoma
Devante Bond (OLB), Oklahoma
Kentrell Brothers (OLB), Missouri
Beniquez Brown (OLB), Mississippi State
De'Vondre Campbell (OLB), Minnesota
Su'a Cravens (OLB), USC
Steven Daniels (ILB), Boston College
Kyler Fackrell (OLB), Utah State
Travis Feeney (OLB), Washington
Leonard Floyd (OLB), Georgia
Josh Forrest (ILB), Kentucky
Kris Frost (OLB), Auburn
B.J. Goodson (OLB), Clemson
Myles Jack (OLB), UCLA
Jordan Jenkins (OLB), Georgia
C.J. Johnson (ILB), Ole Miss
Deion Jones (OLB), LSU
Raphael Kirby (ILB), Miami (FL)
Nick Kwiatkoski (ILB), West Virginia
Darron Lee (OLB), Ohio State
Cory Littleton (OLB), Washington
Steve Longa (OLB), Rutgers
Curt Maggitt (OLB), Tennessee
Blake Martinez (ILB), Stanford
Tyler Matakevich (OLB), Temple
Cassanova McKinzy (ILB), Auburn
Antonio Morrison (ILB), Florida
Yannick Ngakoue (OLB), Maryland
Jared Norris (ILB), Utah
Victor Ochi (OLB), Stony Brook
Montese Overton (OLB), East Carolina
Gionni Paul (OLB), Utah
Joshua Perry (ILB), Ohio State
Reggie Ragland (ILB), Alabama
Joe Schobert (OLB), Wisconsin
Jaylon Smith (OLB), Notre Dame
Terrance Smith (ILB), Florida State
Noah Spence (OLB), Eastern Kentucky
Eric Striker (OLB), Oklahoma
Nick Vigil (ILB), Utah State
Stephen Weatherly (OLB), Vanderbilt
Scooby Wright III (ILB), Arizona


Mackensie Alexander, Clemson
Eli Apple, Ohio State
Briean Boddy-Calhoun  Minnesota
James Bradberry, Samford
Anthony Brown, Purdue
Artie Burns, Miami (FL)
Juston Burris, NC State
Taveze Calhoun, Mississippi State
Maurice Canady, Virginia
Ken Crawley, Colorado
DeAndre Elliott, Colorado State
Kendall Fuller, Virginia Tech
Vernon Hargreaves, Florida
De'Vante Harris, Texas A&M
Xavien Howard, Baylor
William Jackson III, Houston
Cyrus Jones, Alabama
Jonathan Jones, Auburn
Harlan Miller, Southeastern Louisiana
Eric Murray, Minnesota
Kevin Peterson, Oklahoma State
Jimmy Pruitt, San Jose State
Jalen Ramsey, Florida State
Will Redmond, Mississippi State
Rashard Robinson, LSU
Keivarae Russell, Notre Dame
Zack Sanchez, Oklahoma
Kevon Seymour, USC
Leshaun Sims, Southern Utah
Ryan Smith, North Carolina Central
Cleveland Wallace, San Jose State
D.J. White, Georgia Tech
Brandon Williams, Texas A&M
Daryl Worley, West Virginia
Tavon Young, Temple


Vonn Bell (FS), Ohio State
LaMarcus Brutus (SS), Florida State
Deon Bush (S), Miami (Fla.)
Tevin Carter (SS), Utah
Jeremy Cash (SS), Duke
Sean Davis (SS), Maryland
K.J. Dillon (S), West Virginia 
Kavon Frazier (FS), Central Michigan
T.J. Green (FS), Clemson
Deiondre' Hall (S), Northern Iowa
DeAndre Houston-Carson (S), William & Mary
Karl Joseph (S), West Virginia
Jayron Kearse (S), Clemson
Miles Killebrew (SS), Southern Utah
Derrick Kindred (FS), TCU
Jordan Lomax (FS), Iowa
Jordan Lucas (SS), Penn State
Jalen Mills (FS), LSU
Keanu Neal (SS), Florida
Tyvis Powell (FS), Ohio State
Elijah Shumate (S), Notre Dame
Justin Simmons (FS), Boston College
A.J. Stamps (FS), Kentucky
Darian Thompson (S), Boise State


Roberto Aguayo (K), Florida State
Brad Craddock (K), Maryland
Riley Dixon (P), Syracuse
Lac Edwards (P), Sam Houston State
Ka'imi Fairbairn (K), UCLA
Tom Hackett (P), Utah
Drew Kaser (P), Texas A&M
Marshall Koehn (K), Iowa
Jimmy Landes (LS), Baylor
John Lunsford (K), Liberty
Will Monday (P), Duke
Nick O'Toole (P), West Virginia
Jaden Oberkrom (K), TCU