Future Watch: 2016 NFL Combine Gets UnderwayFuture Watch: 2016 NFL Combine Gets Underway – The annual NFL Combine starts today in Indianapolis, IN. Over the next several days, numerous NFL hopefuls will be arriving for a myriad of physical and mental tests and evaluations. This is the opportunity for teams to examine players ahead of the 2016 NFL Draft later this spring.

The players will also meet with team officials and be available to the media before commencing on-field workouts on the fourth day of the Combine. The gauntlet of activity can be a grueling and draining experience on these young athletes but is an essential part of making it to the next level of their careers.

Here is a look at the skill position players who have been invited to this year’s event according to NFL.com.

Quarterbacks Running Backs Wide Receivers
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Vernon Adams, Oregon
Brandon Allen, Arkansas
Trevone Boykin, TCU
Jacoby Brissett, NC State
Connor Cook, Michigan State
Brandon Doughty, W. Kentucky
Jeff Driskel, Louisiana Tech
Jared Goff, Cal
Christian Hackenberg, Penn St.
Kevin Hogan, Stanford
Cardale Jones, Ohio State
Cody Kessler, USC
Paxton Lynch, Memphis
Dak Prescott, Mississippi State
Joel Stave, Wisconsin
Nate Sudfeld, Indiana
Carson Wentz, North Dakota St.
Josh Woodrum, Liberty

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Peyton Barber, Auburn
Devontae Booker, Utah
Tra Carson, Texas A&M
Alex Collins, Arkansas
Marshaun Coprich, Illinois State
Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech
Kenyan Drake, Alabama
Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State
Tyler Ervin, San Jose State
Josh Ferguson, Illinois
Glenn Gronkowski (FB), Kansas St.
Derrick Henry, Alabama
Quayvon Hicks (FB), Georgia
Jordan Howard, Indiana
Andy Janovich (FB), Nebraska
Devon Johnson, Marshall
Daniel Lasco, Cal
Tre Madden, USC
Keith Marshall, Georgia
Paul Perkins, UCLA
C.J. Prosise, Notre Dame
Wendell Smallwood, West Virginia
Kelvin Taylor, Florida
Shad Thornton, NC State
Soma Vainuku (FB), USC
Dan Vitale (FB), Northwestern
DeAndre Washington, Texas Tech
Brandon Wilds, South Carolina
Jonathan Williams, Arkansas

 

Bralon Addison, Oregon
Geronimo Allison, Illinois
DeMarcus Ayers, Houston
Tyler Boyd, Pittsburgh
Chris Brown, Notre Dame
Aaron Burbridge, Michigan State
Devon Cajuste, Stanford
Leonte Carroo, Rutgers
Corey Coleman, Baylor
Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina
Cody Core, Ole Miss
Trevor Davis, California
Josh Doctson, TCU
D.J. Foster, Arizona State
Will Fuller, Notre Dame
Keyarris Garrett, Tulsa
Rashard Higgins, Colorado State
Johnny Holton, Cincinnati
Cayleb Jones, Arizona
Kenny Lawler, Cal
Roger Lewis, Bowling Green
Kolby Listenbee, TCU
Ricardo Louis, Auburn
Byron Marshall, Oregon
Jalin Marshall, Ohio State
Mekale McKay, Cincinnati
Braxton Miller, Ohio State
Malcolm Mitchell, Georgia
Chris Moore, Cincinnati
Marquez North, Tennessee
Jordan Payton, UCLA
Charone Peake, Clemson
Demarcus Robinson, Florida
Alonzo Russell, Toledo
Rashawn Scott, Miami (FL)
Hunter Sharp, Utah State
Tajae Sharpe, UMass
Sterling Shepard, Oklahoma
Nelson Spruce, Colorado
Michael Thomas, Ohio State
Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss
D’haquille Williams, Auburn
De’Runnya Wilson, Mississippi State

 

Many of these players are all but guaranteed of being drafted, for some the question is where in the draft should they be selected if available. For others, they sit on the fringe and hope to impress enough people to hear their name called on draft day.

Several of these players have already been confirmed as being on the checklist of a number of early football card releases. Look for them in the following products:

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