From Examiner.com:

While their former classmates take it easy, some of the best football players from historically black colleges and universities, as well as other small colleges, are sweating on the playing field in Greensboro, North Carolina today and tomorrow.

The inaugural HBCU-Small College Pro Football Combine may be their last best hope of getting an invitation to an NFL training camp or better yet a free agent contract.

More than 48 players will run the 40, bench press, do vertical jumps and pull-ups, and run around the field for agility drills at North Carolina A&T University. They’ll do this, all for the benefit of scouts from 13 NFL franchises, looking to find that one last gem that escaped notice in last month’s NFL draft.

The invitation-only combine was organized by former NFL Pro Bowler Gene Washington and former North Carolina A&T professor Mark

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