Five Gamecocks Invited To Combine


By News Department

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- Five former University of South Carolina football players have been invited to participate in the 2014 NFL Combine. The combine will take place from February 19-25 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and will feature more than 300 top prospects.

Those Gamecocks invited to participate are defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, wide receiver Bruce Ellington, cornerback Victor Hampton, defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles and quarterback Connor Shaw.

The first three days of the combine will feature measurements, interviews and workout drills. Over the final four days, players will participate in position drills, which will be broadcast live on NFL Network and livestreamed on

On Saturday, February 22, the tight ends, offensive linemen and special teams performers will work out. The quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers take the field on Sunday, February 23. Defensive linemen and linebackers will be featured on Monday, February 24, while defensive backs will wrap up the combine on Tuesday, February 25.

The Gamecocks will hold their annual Pro Timing Day on Wednesday, April 2.

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