Louisiana well represented at NFL combine

LSU Tigers safety Grant Delpit (7) hoists the national championship trophy with quarterback Joe Burrow (9) after a victory against the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff national championship game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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The NFL announced the names of the 337 players invited to 2020 NFL Draft Scouting Combine Friday and national champion LSU led all schools with 16 players invited.

Heisman Trophy winner and projected first round pick Joe Burrow lead that list of Tigers' prospects.

Burrow will join his teammates K'lavon Chaisson, Saahdiq Charles, Lloyd Cushenberry, Grant Delpit, Michael Divinity, Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Blake Ferguson, Kristian Fulton, Justin Jefferson, Rashard Lawrence, Damien Lewis, Thaddeus Moss, Jacob Phillips, Patrick Queen and Stephen Sullivan in Indianapolis, Ind. in late later this month to be evaluated by NFL coaches and scouts.

But LSU wasn't the only Louisiana school to send prospects to the combine.

Tulane cornerback BoPete Keyes and receiver Darnell Mooney also earned a combine invites as well as Louisiana-Lafayette's Raymond Calais (RB) and Robert Hunt(OL).

Louisiana Tech cornerback Amik Robertson and safety L'Jarius Sneed also earned combine invites.

Several other players with Louisiana ties earned combine invites as well.

Former Mississippi State receiver Stephon Guidry, a former Livonia standout, was invited as well as Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson, who won two LHSAA state championships with Calvary Baptist. 

Kalija Lipscomb a former Jesuit and Vanderbilt receiver is head to Indy along with Texas defensive lineman and Baton Rouge native Malcolm Roach and former Arkansas and Ehret linebacker Scoota Harris.