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Seven former Auburn players invited to NFL combine
Jeff Holland is one of seven former Auburn players invited to participate in the NFL combine. The junior linebacker led the Tigers with 13 tackles for loss and 10 sacks this past season. <i>Photo: Wade Rackley/Auburn Athletics</i>
Jeff Holland is one of seven former Auburn players invited to participate in the NFL combine. The junior linebacker led the Tigers with 13 tackles for loss and 10 sacks this past season. Photo: Wade Rackley/Auburn Athletics
Feb. 6, 2018


By Greg Ostendorf
AuburnTigers.com

AUBURN, Ala. -- The 2017 Auburn football team will be remembered for winning 10 games, beating rivals Alabama and Georgia during the regular season and representing the West in the SEC championship game. On Tuesday, the NFL announced that seven players from that team have been invited to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine.

The annual event will take place March 2 -- March 5 in Indianapolis.

The group of Auburn players that was invited includes running backs Kerryon Johnson and Kamryn Pettway, offensive lineman Braden Smith, linebacker Jeff Holland, cornerback Carlton Davis, safety Stephen Roberts and kicker Daniel Carlson.

Four of the seven players -- Johnson, Pettway, Holland and Davis -- are juniors who declared early for the NFL draft last month.

Auburn's seven participants is the eighth-most in the country, and this will mark the third time in the past four years that the program will send at least seven players to the combine.

2018 NFL Combine workout schedule

March 2: Running backs, offensive linemen, kickers, special teams
March 3: Quarterbacks, receivers, tight ends
March 4: Defensive linemen, linebackers
March 5: Defensive backs

Greg Ostendorf is a Senior Writer for AuburnTigers.com. Follow him on Twitter:

 

 

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