6 Buckeyes headed to NFL combine

6 Buckeyes headed to NFL combine

Photo: courtesy of The Ohio State University Dept. of Athletics

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A half-dozen Buckeyes have been invited to the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

The Ohio State contingent – led by running back Carlos Hyde and linebacker Ryan Shazier – is one of two with six members, most from Big Ten team. The other is Wisconsin.

The combine is scheduled for Feb. 22-25 and workouts will be televised on the NFL Network

The Buckeyes headed to Indianapolis include senior running back Carlos Hyde (above), who owns the Ohio State records for best yards per carry average for a career (6.1), a single season (7.3 in 2013) and a game (10.2 vs. Illinois in 2013).

Also making the combine from the offensive side of the ball: Senior wide receiver Corey Brown,
fifth-year senior center Corey Linsley and fifth-year senior tackle Jack Mewhort.

Junior Ryan Shazier opted to enter the NFL Draft at the end of the season. A first-team All-American, he finished his Ohio State career ranking 15th in total tackles with 306.

Junior cornerback Bradley Roby announced prior to the season that he would be leaving early to enter the draft.

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