Posted by ESPN.com's Adam Rittenberg
The Senior Bowl and the East-West Shrine Game aren't the only places to see Big Ten seniors play before the NFL combine. The third annual Texas vs. The Nation All-Star Challenge will feature 11 players from the Big Ten. The game pits top players who grew up in Texas or played for Texas colleges against players from around the country, though several players on the Texas team don't have strong ties to the Lone Star State.
Here's the list of Big Ten players participating in the game, to be played Jan. 31 at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas.
Penn State wide receiver Jordan Norwood
Ohio State defensive tackle Nader Abdallah
Penn State cornerback Lydell Sargeant
Purdue quarterback Curtis Painter
Penn State guard Rich Ohrnberger
Penn State tackle Gerald Cadogan
Illinois defensive end Derek Walker
Michigan defensive tackle Will Johnson
Illinois linebacker Brit Miller
Penn State safety Anthony Scirrotto
Michigan long snapper Sean Griffin
Here are the full rosters for the game.