Three former HBCU football players — Prairie View’s Jerry Lovelocke, Norfolk State linebacker Lynden Trail and Tennessee State standout Robert Myers — were invited to this year’s NFL Combine in Indianapolis.

According to former Dallas Cowboys vice president of player personnel Gil Brandt, those numbers are a far cry from decades ago when black college football stars were among the jewels of the drafting and scouting process.

The last time there were multiple HBCU players taken in the first-round was 2000 when Sylvester Morris and Rashard Anderson of Jackson State were selected.



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  1. […] Former Dallas Cowboys Talent Evaluator Points Out Scarcity Of HBCU Players … Four former HBCU football players — Prairie View's Jerry Lovelocke, Norfolk State linebacker Lynden Trail and Tennessee State standout Robert Myers — were invited to this year's NFL Combine in Indianapolis. According to former Dallas Cowboys vice … Read more on HBCU Sports […]

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