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11 seniors from Michigan schools invited to NFL Combine

Of the 327 players invited to the NFL Combine today, 11 are from Michigan universities.

Michigan State had six: Kirk Cousins, Edwin Baker, B.J. Cunningham, Keshawn Martin, Trent Robinson and Jerel Worthy.

Surprisingly Michigan State starting left guard Joel Foreman (Milford High School), who was all Big Ten in his senior season, was not on the invitee list.

Michigan had three: Junior Hemingway, Michael Martin and David Molk.

Wayne State’s Jeremy Jones was invited along with and Western Michigan’s Jordan White.

The SEC has the most invitees with 53 while the Big Ten and Pac-12 each have 45.

Last year 327 players were invited to the Combine and 254 were drafted.

The NFL Combine will be held Feb. 22-28 at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis.

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