13 Tigers to attend this weekend's NFL Combine - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

13 Tigers to attend this weekend's NFL Combine

  • LSUMore>>

  • LSU football enjoys team outing at original T.J. Ribs restaurant

    LSU football enjoys team outing at original T.J. Ribs restaurant

    Tuesday, August 11 2015 9:37 PM EDT2015-08-12 01:37:12 GMT
    Tuesday, August 11 2015 10:06 PM EDT2015-08-12 02:06:19 GMT
    The LSU football team took a break from the sweaty grind of fall camp Tuesday night to enjoy some team bonding and great food.
    The LSU football team took a break from the sweaty grind of fall camp Tuesday night to enjoy some team bonding and great food.
  • LSU football wants return to 2011 defense

    LSU football wants return to 2011 defense

    Thursday, August 6 2015 3:15 PM EDT2015-08-06 19:15:51 GMT
    Thursday, August 6 2015 3:36 PM EDT2015-08-06 19:36:51 GMT
    LSU may have ranked No. 1 in the SEC defensively last season, but many fans and analysts agree that wasn’t an accurate reflection of how the team actually played. 
    LSU may have ranked No. 1 in the SEC defensively last season, but many fans and analysts agree that wasn’t an accurate reflection of how the team actually played. 
  • LSU football reports for fall camp, Miles says Bain was never reinstated

    LSU football reports for fall camp, Miles says Bain was never reinstated

    Wednesday, August 5 2015 12:06 PM EDT2015-08-05 16:06:42 GMT
    Wednesday, August 5 2015 4:52 PM EDT2015-08-05 20:52:04 GMT
    On a steamy and sweltering morning in south Louisiana, the LSU football team officially reported for the start of fall camp. The Tigers checking into the West Campus Apartments Wednesday morning, with their first practice set for Thursday. 
    On a steamy and sweltering morning in south Louisiana, the LSU football team officially reported for the start of fall camp. The Tigers checking into the West Campus Apartments Wednesday morning, with their first practice set for Thursday. 

BATON ROUGE – A record 13 LSU football players are set to take part in the annual NFL Combine starting on Saturday and running through Tuesday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

The NFL Combine will be televised live each day on the NFL Network and streamed on the internet at NFL.com/combine. The combine will put 300 college players through a series of drills, tests, workouts and interviews in what is called a job interview with potential NFL teams.

The list of Tigers taking part in the NFL Combine include eight defensive players (DE Lavar Edwards, DT Bennie Logan, CB Tyrann Mathieu, DE Barkevious Mingo, LB Kevin Minter, DE Sam Montgomery, S Eric Reid, and CB Tharold Simon), four offensive players (OT Chris Faulk, RB Michael Ford, C P.J. Lonergan, and RB Spencer Ware) and one specialist (P Brad Wing).

The combine starts on Saturday with the tight ends, offensive linemen and specialists going through the process, followed by quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers on Sunday, defensive linemen and linebackers on Monday and the defensive backs on Tuesday.

Players will be put through a series of tests, including the much-publicized 40-yard dash and the 225-pound bench press. They will also be measured in the vertical jump, the broad jump, the 3-cone drill and the shuttle run.

Once that testing is done, then players will be put through a variety of positional workouts which will simulate the types of drills done during a typical NFL practice.

Off the field, players go through interviews with each NFL team that can cover any subject as the teams try to determine if a player is ready for the NFL.

Following the NFL Combine, the 13 Tigers will then get ready for LSU's Pro Day, which will be held on Wednesday, March 27 on campus. The NFL Draft will take place on April 25-27 in New York City.

Source: LSU Sports

  • SEC FootballSEC CoverageMore>>

  • Andy Kennedy steps down as Ole Miss basketball coach, effective immediately

    Andy Kennedy steps down as Ole Miss basketball coach, effective immediately

    Monday, February 19 2018 11:27 AM EST2018-02-19 16:27:30 GMT
    WLBTWLBT

    Andy Kennedy, the winningest basketball coach in Ole Miss history, has stepped down as head coach of the program effective immediately.

    Andy Kennedy, the winningest basketball coach in Ole Miss history, has stepped down as head coach of the program effective immediately.

  • Waters' field goal gives LSU 64-63 win over Missouri

    Waters' field goal gives LSU 64-63 win over Missouri

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:00 PM EST2018-02-18 02:00:41 GMT
    Tremont Waters (Source: WAFB)Tremont Waters (Source: WAFB)

    Tremont Waters made a shot in the lane with 19 seconds remaining in the game to give LSU a 64-63 Southeastern Conference victory against Missouri on Saturday.

    Tremont Waters made a shot in the lane with 19 seconds remaining in the game to give LSU a 64-63 Southeastern Conference victory against Missouri on Saturday.

  • Bulldogs remain perfect, win SEC regular season title

    Bulldogs remain perfect, win SEC regular season title

    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-19 04:00:43 GMT
    MSU led 36-25 at intermission and went on to win it 76-55 to remain perfect and win the SEC regular season title for the first time in program history.  "It just doesn't get any better than that, y'all," Vic Schaefer said following Sunday night's win over Texas A&M. "It's very, very special. To win a Southeastern Conference Championship, it takes something very special from each of them, and I'm really proud of them." Copyright 2018 M...
    MSU led 36-25 at intermission and went on to win it 76-55 to remain perfect and win the SEC regular season title for the first time in program history.  "It just doesn't get any better than that, y'all," Vic Schaefer said following Sunday night's win over Texas A&M. "It's very, very special. To win a Southeastern Conference Championship, it takes something very special from each of them, and I'm really proud of them." Copyright 2018 M...
Powered by Frankly