The 2012 NFL Combine gets underway this week, and the pressure is on for the nation's top prospects, as they'll be trying to prove themselves in front of scouts from every NFL team. This is where all the work these players have put in during the offseason can reap dividends and improve draft stock.
There are several players from the region who have been invited to work out at the combine; the full list of invitees is available here, and this is the list of Missouri's representatives.
TE Michael Egnew (Missouri)
DL Dominique Hamilton (Missouri)
WR Jerrell Jackson (MIssouri)
DL Jacquies Smith (Missouri)
Egnew was second on the Tigers in receiving with 50 receptions for 523 yards and three touchdowns in 2011. Jackson caught 17 balls for 222 yards. Smith led the team in sacks with five, while Hamilton had three sacks.
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