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Arizona State Football: Schedules for Former Sun Devils in NFL Scouting Combine

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 11:  linebacker Brandon Magee #8 of the Arizona State Sun Devils celebrates after sacking quarterback Jordan Webb #4 of the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 11, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. Arizona State defeated the Buffaloes 51-17.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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David A. BowersCorrespondent IINovember 1, 2016

The Arizona State Football team bid a fond farewell to 17 seniors at the Annual Awards Banquet on December 8. A select few were invited to the NFL Scouting Combine which begins Wednesday, February 20 in Indianapolis. 

The NFL Scouting Combine or National Invitation Camp is a week-long event that subjects former college players to several physical and mental tests in front of NFL general managers, coaches and scouts. These drills are administered without names, only numbers, and allows for an even playing field for lesser known players from smaller programs.

Of the 333 players invited to this years showcase, three of them are former Sun Devils hoping to improve their draft stock in the upcoming NFL Draft on April 25-27.

The players are divided into 11 groups depending on their position and are scheduled for events over a four-day period. Here are the schedules for the three Sun Devils invited and the events in which they will be participating.

Josh Hubner

  • Position: Punter/Kicker
  • Group: One
  • Number: PK 07

 

Brandon Magee

  • Position: Linebacker
  • Group: Nine
  • Number: LB 18

Keelan Johnson

  • Position: Defensive Back
  • Group: 11
  • Number: DB 21

 

Groups one through three will report on Wednesday, Feb. 20

Groups four through six will report on Thursday, Feb. 21

Groups seven through nine will report on Friday, Feb. 22

Groups 10 and 11 will report on Saturday, Feb. 23

The same four-day routine for all groups will take place on their respective days.

Day One:

  • Registration
  • Orientation
  • Hospital pre-exams and x-rays
  • Interviews with coaches and scouts 

 

Day Two:

  • Full medical examinations
  • Media 
  • Interviews with coaches and scouts

Day Three:

  • NFL Players Association Meeting
  • Psychological testing 
  • Bench Press
  • Position specific workout/drills
  • Interviews with coaches and scouts

Day Four - On-Field Workout:

  • 40-yard dash
  • Vertical Jump 
  • Broad Jump
  • 20-yard shuttle
  • Three cone drill
  • 60-yard shuttle

Each NFL team is allowed 60 interviews in 15-minute intervals at the end of the first three days, so it's safe to assume that each team would do 20 per night, for a total of five hours interviewing potential draftees.

The numerous accolades of Hubner, Johnson and Magee have allowed them the opportunity to showcase their skills and meet with the best minds in the NFL. With any luck and a lot of blood, sweat and tears, these men will realize their NFL dreams in late April.

David is a Featured Columnist of Arizona State Athletics for B/R. Follow him on Twitter at @asudave. 

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