INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 27: Cam Newton participates in the vertical jump during the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 27, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
The NFL has released the official invite list for the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine.
The 2012 NFL combine is a huge event for draft prospects to prove they belong in the NFL and that they possess the physical traits teams are looking for in impact players. the NFL has released its 2012 NFL Combine official invite list, and four members of the Missouri Tigers will be trying to impress scouting staffs in Indianapolis this year.
Tight end Michael Egnew, defensive lineman Dominique Hamilton, wide receiver Jerrell Jackson and defensive lineman Jacquies Smith will represent Mizzou. They join top prospects from the Big 12 like Oklahoma State Cowboys wide receiver Justin Blackmon and Baylor Bears quarterback Robert Griffin III, but aren't expected to be picked anywhere near as high as those two blue-chip players. Even so, if they show well at the combine there's a good chance they can improve their draft stock by leaps and bounds. It seems to happen every year.