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Defensive Linemen Invited to the Combine

Posted on: January 14, 2012 4:35 pm
The following is a list of senior defensive linemen reported to be invited to the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine. This list does not include early entry players which include some of the elite talents at the position such as Michigan State's Jerel Worthy, Memphis' Dontari Poe and LSU's Michael Brockers among defensive tackles or Southern Cal's Nick Perry, Illinois' Mercilus Whitney or Syracuse's Chandler Jones among defensive ends. Each of these underclassmen (and several more) announced their intentions of leaving school for the NFL with college eligibility remaining. 

Be sure to check's current rankings of the defensive tackles and defensive ends of the 2012 draft. 

Players are listed in alphabetical order:
Defensive Tackles

  • Chas Alecxih, Pittsburgh
  • Josh Chapman, Alabama
  • Jared Crick, Nebraska
  • Mike Daniels, Iowa
  • Hebron Fangupo, BYU
  • Dominique Hamilton, Missouri
  • DaJohn Harris, Southern Cal
  • Jaye Howard, Florida
  • John Hughes, Cincinnati
  • Malik Jackson, Tennessee
  • Markus Kuhn, North Carolina State
  • Mike Martin, Michigan
  • Vaughn Meatoga, Hawaii
  • Tydreke Powell, North Carolina
  • Kheeston Randle, Texas
  • Kendall Reyes, Connecticut
  • Travian Robertson, South Carolina
  • Devon Still, Penn State
  • Alameda Ta'Amu, Washington
  • Brandon Thompson, Clemson
  • Billy Winn, Boise State
  • Derek Wolfe, Cincinnati

Defensive Ends

  • Frank Alexander, Oklahoma
  • Jake Bequette, Arkansas
  • Andre Branch, Clemson
  • Quinton Coples, North Carolina
  • Jack Crawford, Penn State
  • Tyrone Crawford, Boise State
  • Vinny Curry, Marshall
  • Justin Francis, Rutgers
  • Trevor Guyton, California
  • Melvin Ingram, South Carolina
  • Bruce Irvin, West Virginia
  • Cam Johnson, Virginia
  • Brandon Lindsey, Pittsburgh
  • Shea McClellin, Boise State
  • Derrick Shelby, Utah
  • Jacquies Smith, Missouri
  • Scott Solomon, Rice
  • Deangelo Tyson, Georgia

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