Six Tigers to take part in NFL Combine


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Pos: TE   Height: 6-3   Weight: 255   Hometown: Fayetteville, NC (Terry Sanford HS)  
Years Played: 2008 - 2011

Clemson, SC—Six members of Clemson’s ACC Championship football team have been invited to the 2012 NFL Combine in Indianapolis, IN. The Combine that puts NFL prospects through various physical tests of athletic ability will be held Feb. 22-28 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

The Clemson players who will participate are Dwayne AllenDwayne Allen
RS Jr. Tight End
#83 6-3, 255
Fayetteville, NC

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, first-team consensus All-America tight end, Andre BranchAndre Branch
RS Sr. Defensive End
#40 6-5, 260
Richmond, VA

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, second-team All-America defensive end, Antoine McClainAntoine McClain
Sr. Offensive Guard
#74 6-6, 335
Anniston, AL

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, three year starter at offensive guard, Rennie MooreRennie Moore
RS Sr. Defensive Tackle
#94 6-3, 265
Saint Marys, GA

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, starting defensive tackle, Coty SensabaughCoty Sensabaugh
Gr. Defensive Back
#15 6-0, 180
Kingsport, TN

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, starting cornerback, and Brandon ThompsonBrandon Thompson
Sr. Defensive Tackle
#98 6-2, 310
Thomasville, GA

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, second-team All-ACC defensive tackle.

Allen, Branch and Thompson have all been ranked among the top 30-50 players for the NFL draft, which will be held April 26-28 in New York, NY.
Clemson ranks in a tie for 12th among schools sending players to the NFL Combine this year. Alabama has the most with nine, while Georgia, Wisconsin, Miami (FL) and LSU have eight apiece. Boise State, Iowa, Oklahoma, Oregon, Penn State and Southern Cal will have seven apiece.

Clemson, Arizona State, California, Florida State, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State, North Carolina, South Carolina, Stanford and Texas A&M all will have six representatives.

Clemson had six players drafted last season and has had 15 over the last three years. Fourteen of the 15 Clemson players drafted over the last three years have been active with an NFL team. The only player who hasn’t, Jarvis JenkinsJarvis Jenkins
Sr. Defensive Tackle
#99 6-4, 315
Clemson, SC

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, suffered a torn ACL in the preseason last year and missed the year due to injury.

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