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More than 100 players to participate in the NFL's Veteran Combine


On March 22, more than 100 football players will convene in Tempe, Arizona for the NFL's inaugural Veterans Combine. 

All 32 teams will receive video and tabulations of the results from weigh-ins, agility tests and position-specific drills.

The NFL hopes the event can serve as a springboard and give players a second chance.  By pitting the free agents against each other in a competitive format, the league thinks more players will get noticed and instead of dozens and dozens individual workouts, the Combine will serve as a streamlined process.

There are older players on this list, like 30-year-old Adam Carriker, a longtime defensive lineman for the St. Louis Rams and Washington Redskins. And there are younger players, too, like 25-year-old defensive lineman Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly homosexual player, who was most recently on the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.

And there are also five former Cleveland Browns on the list: cornerbacks Aaron Berry and Julian Posey, tight end Emmanuel Ogbuehi (pictured above catching a Hail Mary in the preseason), wide receiver Carlton Mitchell and offensive lineman Randall Harris.

Here is the full list of participants.

C Matt Armstrong – Grand Valley State

C Sherman Carter – Tennessee State

C Jason Foster – Rhode Island

C Deveric Gallington – Texas Tech

C Mike Golic – Notre Dame

C Ben Gottschalk – Southern Methodist

C Graham Pocic - Illinois

C Greg Van Roten - Penn

CB Aaron Berry - Pittsburgh

CB Brandon Burton – Utah

CB Deveron Carr – Arizona State

CB Kip Edwards – Missouri

CB Saeed Lee – Alabama State

CB Jordan Love – Towson

CB Keon Lyn – Syracuse

CB Johnny Patrick – Louisville

CB Julian Posey – Ohio

CB Greg Reid – Valdosta State

CB Jordan Sullen – Tulane

CB Ryan White – Auburn

DE Jamaal Anderson – Arkansas

DE Sammy Brown - Houston

DE Adam Carriker – Nebraska

DE Rakim Cox – Villanova

DE Tevin Mims – South Florida

DE Shahid Paulhill – Temple

DE Caesar Rayford – Washington

DE Craig Roh - Michigan

DE Michael Sam – Missouri

DT Larry Black – Indiana

DT Nate Collins – Virginia

DT Marcus Forston - Miami

DT DaJohn Harris – Southern Cal

DT Byron Jerideau – South Carolina

DT Zach Minter – Montana State

DT Everette Thompson – Washington

DT Torell Troup – Central Florida

FB Dan Moore – Montana

FB Lonnie Pryor – Florida State

FB Harvey Unga – BYU

OG Ray Dominguez – Arkansas

OG Stephen Goodin – Nebraska-Kearney

OG Michael Huey – Texas

OG Darius Moore – Temple

OG Justin Wells – St. Augustine's

OG Ian White – Boston College

LB Chris Baker – East Carolina

LB Brandon Copeland - Penn

LB Steele Devitto – Boston College

LB Jake Doughty – Utah State

LB Marcus Dowtin – North Alabama

LB Darin Drakeford – Maryland

LB Dan Fox – Notre Dame

LB Ka'Lial Glaud – Rutgers

LB Thomas Keiser – Stanford

LB Jeremy Kimbrough – Appalachian State

LB Scott Lutrus – Uconn

LB Brian Rolle – Ohio State

LB Vic So'oto – BYU

LB Phillip Steward – Houston

NT Jordan Miller – Southern

QB Jerrod Johnson – Texas A&M

QB Mike Kafka – Northwestern

QB Brandon Kay – Cincinnati

QB Keith Price – Washington

QB Zac Robinson – Oklahoma State

QB Darron Thomas – Oregon

QB Tyler Wilson – Arkansas

RB Michael Bush – Louisville

RB Jewel Hampton – Southern Illinois

RB Quentin Hines – Akron

RB Felix Jones – Arkansas

RB Mikel LeShoure – Illinois

RB Da'Rel Scott – Maryland

RB Cierre Wood – Notre Dame

S Jerron McMillan – Maine

S Charles Mitchell – Mississippi State

S Akwasi Owusu-Ansah – Indiana (Pa.)

S Kyle Sebetic – Dayton

S Mana Silva – Hawaii

S Jawanza Starling – Southern Cal

S Joe Young – Rutgers

OT Josh Aladenoye – Illinois State

OT Jack Breckner – Gustavus Adolphus

OT Manase Foketi – West Texas A&M

OT Randall Harris – Towson

TE Jamie Childers – Coastal Carolina

TE Ifeanyi Momah – Boston College

TE Emmaanuel Ogbuehi – Georgia State

TE Matt Veldman – North Dakota State

TE Dallas Walker – Western Michigan

TE Eric Waters – Missouri

WR Joe Adams – Arkansas

WR Joe Anderson – Texas Southern

WR Ben Gadsden – Miami

WR Lestar Jean – SMU

WR Tukashi Kurihara – no college

WR Thomas Mayo – California (Pa.)

WR Carlton Mitchell – South Florida

WR Nathan Slaughter – West Texas A&M

WR Trent Steelman – Army

WR LaQuan Williams - Maryland

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