The Missouri Tigers and Illinois Illini both had players invited to the NFL Combine on February 19th at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Tigers are represented by defensive ends Kony Ealy and Michael Sam, running back Henry Josey, wide receivers Marcus Lucas and L'Damian Washington, corner back E.J. Gaines, and tackle Justin Britt. Linebacker Jonathan Brown will represent Illinois. Brown was an honorable mention in the Big Ten awards.