Non-AQs headed to NFL scouting combine

The NFL scouting combine begins next weekend and 55 players from the nonautomatic qualifying schools will be participating. This is a great opportunity for several players to better their draft status and for others to show their NFL worth.

This is also the first time highly touted juniors such as running backs Ryan Mathews, (Fresno State), Darius Marshall (Marshall) and Shawnbrey McNeal (SMU) get to show whether they're worthy of a high draft choice.

Below is the list of non-AQ players heading to Indianapolis:


Cornelius Brown, DB, UTEP

Matt Dodge, P, East Carolina

Linval Joseph, DT, East Carolina

Darius Marshall, RB, Marshall

Albert McClellan, DE, Marshall

Shawnbrey McNeal, RB, SMU

Jay Ross, DT, East Carolina

Emmanuel Sanders, WR, SMU

Torell Troup, DT, UCF

Jeremy Williams, WR, Tulane

C.J. Wilson, DE, East Carolina


Antonio Brown, WR, Central Michigan

Barry Church, SS, Toledo

Tim Hiller, QB, Western Michigan

Dan LeFevour, QB, Central Michigan

Taylor Price, WR, Ohio

James Starks, RB, Buffalo

Stephen Williams, WR, Toledo


Zane Beadles, OT, Utah

Jason Beauchamp, LB, UNLV

Erik Cook, OL, New Mexico

Clint Gresham, LS, TCU

Max Hall, QB, BYU

Joe Hawley, OL, UNLV

Jerry Hughes, DE, TCU

Koa Misi, DE, Utah

Marshall Newhouse, OL, TCU

Cole Pemberton, OL, Colorado State

Dennis Pitta, TE, BYU

Brandon Reed, WR, Utah

Shelley Smith, OL, Colorado State

Stevenson Sylvester, LB, Utah

Manase Tonga, FB, BYU

Daryl Washington, LB, TCU

Ryan Wolfe, WR, UNLV


Levi Brown, QB, Troy

Alex Carrington, DE, Arkansas State

Hall Davis, DE, Louisiana-Lafayette

Brandon Lang, DE, Troy

Boris Lee, LB, Troy

Cameron Sheffield, DE, Troy


Seyi Ajirotutu, WR, Fresno State

Jonathan Amaya, FS, Nevada

Kevin Basped, DE, Nevada

Justin Cole, LB, San Jose State

Carl Ihenacho, DE, San Jose State

Mike Iupati, OG, Idaho

A.J. Jefferson, CB, Fresno State

Kevin Jurovich, WR, San Jose State

Robert Malone, P, Fresno State

Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State

Lonyae Miller, RB, Fresno State

D'Anthony Smith, DT, Louisiana Tech

Chastin West, WR, Fresno State

Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State