Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Young, Lewis among combine invitees

Willie Young and Ted Larsen of N.C. State and Thaddeus Lewis and Vince Oghobaase of Duke have been invited to the NFL scouting combine, according to spokespersons at their respective schools.

Executives, coaches and medical personnel from all 32 NFL teams will attend the combine from Feb. 24 through March 2 in Indianapolis to evaluate prospective players for the draft.

Young, a defensive end, finished his career ranked second in N.C. State history with 45.5 tackles for loss. Larsen was a two-year starter at center after moving to the offensive line from defense in the spring of 2008.

Lewis set 48 Duke records at quarterback, including career marks for total offense (9,987 yards) and touchdown passes (67). Oghobaase ranks fifth in Duke history with 14career quarterback sacks.

Ken Tysiac