NFL Draft 2011: Combine Invitees and Positional Tiered Breakdown

February 4, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL has announced their official list of 329 players that they are inviting to the Scouting Combines in Indianapolis, which will be held from Feb. 23 - March 1st.
The Selection Committee votes on every player and unless the player receives enough votes, they are not invited. The committee sets out with a goal of extending an invitation for every player that they believe will be drafted in the upcoming draft.
Since this list is so long, we have broken it down according to projected position. The projected position is key because that is the position that they will be tested against the rest of their peers at the Combines.
Rather than just list every name by position, we will break them down in to tiers. Each tier represents a specific grade that the players were awarded at ESPN Scouts, Inc. Those grades are subject to change between now and draft day, but this is what they were at the time this article was compiled. We also will distinguish the underclassmen from the ...

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