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Duke Football: Four Blue Devils Ready for NFL Combine

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Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

While football season is only a few weeks into our memory it is already time for the this year’s NFL Draft prospects to begin the annual dog and pony show that is the NFL Combine.  This year four Blue Devils were invited to participate and showcase their skills and abilities before scouts from every NFL team in hopes of being selected in the upcoming NFL Draft, signed as a rookie free agent, or just invited to camp to compete for a roster spot.

The Blue Devils are led by star receiver Jamison Crowder and offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson.  Both Crowder and Tomlinson are thought to be locks to be drafted in May’s draft, barring unforeseen events.  Quarterback and all time wins leader Anthony Boone and offensive tackle Takoby Cofield are hoping to solidify spots in the draft or, at the very least, put themselves on a team’s radar.

Here are some links for more individual coverage of each of Duke’s NFL prospects:

Anthony Boone

Anthony Boone has fearless attitude approaching NFL Combine, Draft

Anthony Boone escapes Nashville’s winter storm for Combine

Anthony Boone Reddit AMA

Jamison Crowder

NFL draft diary: Duke’s Jamison Crowder not worried about size

First Draft: The smaller wide receiver, like Duke’s Crowder, is in demand

Laken Tomlinson

Duke guard Laken Tomlinson travels unconventional path

Mike Mayock: Duke’s Laken Tomlinson could have Larry Warford-like impact for Detroit Lions

Takoby Cofield

Talking technique with offensive linemen at the NFL Combine

Takoby Cofield meets with Houston Texans

For complete coverage of the NFL combine fans can tune into the NFL Network or NFL.com beginning Friday at 9:00 am.