329 players have been invited to Indianapolis for the 2011 NFL Combine. Our research tells us that 52 players (15%) will come from SEC programs.
UNC has the most number of players invited to the NFL Combine with 12. Ohio State, Iowa, and Miami (FL) each has 9 player invited.
Interestingly, Texas and Oklahoma received just 4 invitations. LSU and Georgia led the SEC with 8 invitations each. USC and Nebraska also received 8 invitations. Clemson and Wisconsin received 7 invitations.
UCONN (6) and Pitt (6) had more players invited than Alabama (5) and Auburn (5).
One player will represent Walsh University, Southeastern LA, West Texas A&M, Villanova, Chattanooga, Slippery Rock, Portland State, Northern Iowa, Mount Union, Missouri State, Lehigh, Hillsdale, Hampton, Fort Hays State, Fort Valley State, Eastern Washington, Delaware, Cal-PA, The Citadel, and Abilene Christian.
Appalachian State (3) and Richmond (2) were the only non-FBS programs to receive more than one invitation.
Only 5 players from the MAC received invitations (Buffalo, Central Michigan, and 3 from Temple).
Here’s the complete listof the 329 invitations.