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Michigan Football With Record 18 NFL Combine Invites | 2024 NFL Combine Invite Totals By School

Overview of Combine Invitations

The 2024 NFL Scouting Combine invitations have painted a vivid picture of college football's top talent, with 321 athletes hailing from 93 colleges and universities. The SEC and Big Ten were prominently represented, showcasing their dominance in the college football landscape. The SEC led the pack with 75 athletes, outpacing the Big Ten's contribution of 60, despite both conferences boasting representation from 13 different institutions.

2024 NFL Combine Totals By School

Diverse Representation

The diversity of college football was on full display, with every major conference contributing at least two teams' worth of talent. Moreover, the event saw representation from 11 FCS schools and even an Ivy League member, underscoring the wide net the NFL casts in its talent search.

Michigan Football With Record 18 NFL Combine Invites

At the forefront of this showcase were the Michigan Wolverines, the reigning National Champions, who set a new NFL combine record by securing 18 invites, a testament to their depth and talent across nearly all football positions. This remarkable achievement placed Michigan at the pinnacle of this year's NFL Combine representation, surpassing the previous record (15) held by Georgia's 2021 NFL Draft class.

Elite School Representation

The Wolverines led a distinguished group, as only seven schools saw 10 or more of their athletes invited. This elite list included all four of the recent College Football Playoff contenders, highlighting the correlation between on-field success and combine invitations.

Leading Schools

Following Michigan in the tally is Washington with 13, Florida State with 12, and Texas and Georgia with 11 invites each. Alabama and Penn State rounded out the group with 10 invites, showcasing the breadth of talent across the country's top football programs. Notably, despite its strong showing, Penn State was left out of the top six in the controversial final College Football Playoff rankings last December.

Invite Totals By School

  • Michigan: 18

  • Washington: 13

  • Florida State: 12

  • Texas: 11

  • Georgia: 11

  • Alabama: 10

  • Penn State: 10

  • LSUNotre DameUSCMissouriOhio State: 8 each

  • Oregon: 7

  • KentuckyTCUClemsonUtahIllinois: 6 each

  • South CarolinaTexas A&MMiami (FL)ArkansasAuburn: 5 each

  • North CarolinaLouisvilleArizonaOregon StateMississippi StateIowaKansas StateMaryland: 4 each

  • TennesseeTulaneBYUWisconsinSouth Dakota StatePittsburghDukeOklahomaHoustonTexas TechWashington StateOle MissUCLA: 3 each

  • Western KentuckyMarshallTroyUCFHoly CrossFloridaColorado StateMinnesotaWyomingUConnBoston CollegeNC StateKansasWake Forest: 2 each

  • Single invites include various schools from Southern Mississippi to Stanford, highlighting the diverse talent pool across the nation's college football landscape.


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