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Friday, February 4, 2011

Five Auburn players heading to NFL Combine

The official NFL Combine list is out and five former Auburn players are on it:
  • WR Darvin Adams
  • RB Mario Fannin
  • DT Nick Fairley
  • QB Cam Newton
  • OT Lee Ziemba
The annual pre-draft workout will take place Feb. 23 to March 1 in Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium. More than 300 prospects are invited.

The draft takes place April 28-30 in New York City.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

That's strange that Mario gets an invite. I would have thought he would have had to settle for the Auburn Pro Day. Andy, what goes into deciding who gets an invite?

Anonymous said...

hopefully he can hold onto the ball

Ryan said...

I Could see Fanin playing the same role as Chris Cooley of the Redskins. Block, catch passes, and an occasional runner. He is not an every down player but could play a big role for someone.

Andy Bitter said...

I think they invite players who have a chance to get drafted. Not sure how they determine that.

Anonymous said...

dude has size, speed and a vert, sure we know the fumbles are a problem...but people will take a chance on a extremely fast 220 pound guy

Jason said...

I am surprised Pugh, Isom, Berry, and AC haven't gotten a little more attention. Not saying they will be 1st day picks or anything. But I would take Berry in the 6th and Pugh in the 3rd-5th... Just sayin.