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Penn State Football: Five Nittany Lions Set For Weekend Testing At Combine

by on February 26, 2016 2:00 PM

With five former Nittany Lions participating in the NFL Combine this week there is plenty to follow even with college football season firmly in the rearview mirror.

Perhaps one of the biggest storylines of the entire draft, all-time leading passer, Christian Hackenberg, and his quest to jump up team's draft boards.

But Hackenberg isn't the only Nittany Lion to keep an eye on. Potential first round pick Austin Johnson as well as Jordan Lucas, Carl Nassib and Anthony Zettel are all set to participate.

With just over 330 players in attendance at the event, the NFL Combine includes measurements, medical examinations, and testing, in addition to on-field timing and skills testing. Drills include the 40-yard dash, bench press, vertical jump, broad jump, 3 cone drill and shuttle run. will have coverage of the combine results as they come in this weekend. Here is a complete schedule of the week's events which kicked off Thursday with Hackenberg taking the podium.

Penn State at the NFL Combine Schedule
Thursday, Feb. 25
Media interviews for quarterbacks - Christian Hackenberg

Friday, Feb. 26
Media interviews for defensive linemen - Austin Johnson, Carl Nassib, Anthony Zettel

Saturday, Feb. 27
Media interviews for defensive backs - Jordan Lucas
On-field workouts for quarterbacks - Christian Hackenberg

Sunday, Feb. 28
On-field workouts for defensive linemen - Austin Johnson, Carl Nassib, Anthony Zettel

Monday, Feb. 29
On-field workouts for defensive backs - Jordan Lucas

The NFL Network will have day long coverage of the even in addition to an online stream which began Friday morning at 9 a.m. and can be viewed by following the link below.

NFL Combine Live Stream

Ben Jones covers Penn State football and basketball for He's on Twitter as @Ben_Jones88.
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