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SEC flexing muscles again as NFL Combine nears

The SEC continues to dominate the numbers game when it comes to the NFL Combine.

The league watched 66 standouts invited on Wednesday to Indianapolis, the most of any conference for the second year in a row.  A total of 330 players were invited, including 60 from the ACC, 51 from the Big Ten and 46 from the Pac 12.   But there's quality to go along with quantity. Of's top 50 prospects, five of the top 10 and 12 of the top 30 hail from the SEC.

Texas A&M's Myles Garrett (No. 1 overall), LSU running back Leonard Fournette, safety Jamal Adams, Alabama's Jonathan Allen, Reuben Foster are all ranked in the top 10.

Of course, all that tends to translate into draft picks.

The conference led the nation for the 10th straight year with 51 picks in 2016 and eight first-round selections.

Alabama led the conference with 10 invites while Texas A&M and LSU each received nine. Arkansas and Florida had eight players invited.

The combine is set for Feb. 28 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The Browns own the first and 12th overall picks and five of the top 65 selections. ​​

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