The NFL Combine begins February 27 in Indianapolis. 326 prospects will attend:
The NFL Scouting Combine is a four-day job interview, and there will be 336 applicants this year.
Earlier this month, the league announced the official list for the biggest scouting event of the calendar, which will take place February 27 - March 5, 2018 in Indianapolis. There will be 19 quarterbacks in the group, headlined by the quartet of Sam Darnold (USC), Josh Rosen (UCLA), Josh Allen (Wyoming) and Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma).
Fresh off another championship, Alabama leads all schools with 14 invitees. Ohio State is second with 11, followed by Georgia (10), LSU (10), Florida State (nine), Miami (nine) and Penn State (eight). The most notable Nittany Lion in attendance will be running back Saquon Barkley, the No. 1 prospect in Daniel Jeremiah's top 50 for 2018 NFL Draft.
Here are the top 10, according to the NFL Media analyst:
- Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State
- Quenton Nelson, OG, Notre Dame
- Tremaine Edmunds, LB, Virginia Tech
- Bradley Chubb, DE, N.C. State
- Minkah Fitzpatrick, S, Alabama
- Sam Darnold, QB, USC
- Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA
- Denzel Ward, CB, Ohio State
- Vita Vea, DT, Washington
- Marcus Davenport, DE, UTSA
The Giants will head to Indianapolis with new general manager Dave Gettleman and new head coach Pat Shurmur. Big Blue holds the second overall pick, the franchise's highest since drafting Lawrence Taylor second in 1981. The 2018 NFL Draft will be held April 26-28 at the Cowboys' AT&T Stadium.