The Under Armour Senior Bowl, which is the known for having the best NFL Draft prospects work out in front of NFL scouts and coaches, has reported that over 70 players have accepted invitations to play in the 2008 college all-star game in Mobile, Ala. This list is current as of January 20, but it is typical for a player or two to withdraw from the Senior Bowl due to injury or fear of injury prior to the reporting date.
BREAKING: According to SI.com, Boston College QB Matt Ryan and Louisville QB Brian Brohm had accepted invitations to play in the Senior Bowl, but opted out at the last minute.
QUARTERBACKS Andre Woodson – Kentucky Erik Ainge – Tennesee Colt Brennan – Hawaii John David Booty – USC
RUNNING BACKS Chris Johnson – East Carolina Justin Forsett – California Rafael Little – Kentucky Dantrell Savage – Oklahoma State Matt Forte – Tulane Tashard Choice – Georgia Tech Chauncey Washington – USC Jacob Hester – LSU Peyton Hillis – Arkansas Owen Schmitt – West Virginia
WIDE RECEIVERS Donnie Avery – Houston Adarius Bowman – Oklahoma State Jordy Nelson – Kansas State Dorien Bryant – Purdue Keenan Burton – Kentucky Harry Douglas – Louisville Early Doucet – LSU Limas Sweed – Texas Lavelle Hawkins – California D.J. Hall – Alabama Marcus Smith – New Mexico
TIGHT ENDS Martin Rucker – Missouri Fred Davis – USC Jacob Tamme – Kentucky Brad Cottam – Tennessee John Carlson – Notre Dame
OFFENSIVE LINE Sam Baker – USC Steve Justice – Wake Forest Gosder Chelius – Boston College Cody Wallace – Texas A&M Roy Schuening – Oregon State Mike Pollak – Arizona State Chris Williams – Vanderbilt Robert Felton – Arkansas Carl Nicks – Nebraska John Sullivan – Notre Dame
DEFENSIVE LINE Sedrick Ellis – USC Lawrence Jackson – USC Quentin Groves – Auburn Red Bryant – Texas A&M Dre Moore – Maryland Cliff Avril – Purdue Andre Fluellen – Florida State Darrell Robertson – Georgia Tech Titus Brown – Mississippi State Jeremy Thompson – Wake Forest Wallace Gilberry – Alabama Marcus Harrison – Arkansas Trevor Laws – Notre Dame
LINEBACKERS Dan Connor – Penn State Keith Rivers – USC Wesley Woodyard – Kentucky Jordon Dizon – Colorado Ben Moffitt – South Florida Phillip Wheeler – Georgia Tech Ali Highsmith – LSU
SAFETIES Marcus Griffin – Texas Patrick Lee – Auburn Simeon Castille – Alabama Craig Steltz – LSU D.J. Wolfe – Oklahoma Tom Zbikowski – Notre Dame
CORNERBACKS Mike Jenkins – South Florida Tracy Porter – Indiana Dejaun Tribble – Boston College Leodis McKelvin – Troy Chevis Jackson – LSU
PUNTERS Durant Brooks – Georgia Tech
KICKER Alexis Serna – Oregon State Brandon Coutu – Georgia
The final rosters will be announced on Monday, January 21. The 2008 Under Armour Senior Bowl game will be held at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Saturday, January 26 and will be broadcast on NFL Network with a 4:00 p.m. ET starting kickoff.
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