Accepted Invites

Players who have accepted invitations to the 2014 Reese's Senior Bowl. We announce players every Monday on twitter (@seniorbowl).


  • Jared Abbrederis
    WR 6'2" 190 Big Ten
    First-team All-Big Ten in 2012 and 2013. Leads the Badgers with 54 receptions for 849 yards and 6 touchdowns this season, including a 10-reception, 207 yard, 1 TD effort against third-ranked Ohio State. One of four finalists for the Burlsworth Trophy, given to the best player who started his career as a walk-on. Dangerous punt/kick returner. Named honorable mention All-Amercan punt returner by in 2012.
  • Walt Aikens
    DC 6'1" 200 FCS
  • Antonio Andrews
    Western Kentucky
    RB 6'0" 211 C-USA
    Through 12 games in 2013, has rushed for 1,730 yards and 16 touchdowns. Has rushed for more than 100 yards in every game this season except for the season opener, when he ran for 99 yards against Kentucky. Added 41 receptions for 478 yards. In 2012, joined Barry Sanders as the only two player to eclipse 3,000 all-purpose yards in a single season (3,161).
  • Jeremiah Attaochu
    Georgia Tech
    OLB 6'3" 242 ACC
    Made switch from OLB to DE this season and is only four sacks of tying school record. His 27 career sacks rank third among active FBS players. Through 10 games this season has registered 31 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss and 8 sacks (-66 yards).
  • Lamin Barrow
    ILB 6'2" 232 SEC
  • Joel Bitonio
    OG 6'4" 315 MWC
    The 6'4", 315 pound lineman has started 36 straight games for the Wolf Pack.
  • Chris Borland
    ILB 5'11" 246 Big Ten
    At 5'11, 246 pounds is built in the mold of former Dolphin great Zack Thomas. Leads the Badgers with 92 total tackles (56 soolo) through 11 games (despite only missing one game with injury). His 8 tackles for loss (-29 yards) also lead the team. In 2012, a first-team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and entered 2013 on watch list for Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Butkus Award, Lombardi Award and Lott Impact Award.
  • Chris Boswell
    PK 6'2" 200 C-USA
    Is 12-of-16 on field goals through 10 games in 2013, known for his strong leg with 13 career kicks of 50+ yards and three of those are 55+.
  • Tajh Boyd
    QB 6'1" 225 ACC
    Owns 52 school records and is first in school history in passing touchdowns, passing efficiency and touchdown responsibility. Has a 31-8 career record as a starter.  In 2013, has thrown for 3,473 yards with 29 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. Two-time first-team All-ACC selection.
  • Terrence Brooks
    Florida State
    S 5'11" 200 ACC
    In only his second full season at the safety position. Through 10 games in 2013, has 43 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 1 sack, two interceptions and two forced fumbles.
  • Jonathan Brown
    OLB 6'1" 235 Big Ten
    All-Big Ten Second Team selection led team and was second in conference with 119 tackles and third in the Big Ten with 15 tackles for loss. Also had 5 sacks, 4 pass breakups and one interception.
  • Deone Bucannon
    Washington State
    S 6'1" 198 Pac-12
    Became the first Cougar in six years to be named first team All-Pac 12 after leading the conference in tackles (109), his second straight season with more than 100 stops. Had five interceptions, three forced fumbles and 4.5 tackles for loss.
  • Michael Campanaro
    Wake Forest
    WR 5'11" 190 ACC
    Two-time All-ACC wide receiver (second team) … recovering from a broken collarbone in November, but before the injury became the school’s all-time leading pass catcher … averaged 113 yards per game.
  • Derek Carr
    Fresno State
    QB 6'3" 218 MWC
    Fresno State’s career leader in passing yards (11,181), TDs (95) and completion percentage (66.6). Through nine games in 2013, has thrown for 3,421 yards, 32 touchdowns and four interceptions. Threw for a conference-record 4,104 yards in 2012 -- including three 400-yard games --  to go with 37 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Was MWC Offensive Player of the Year in 2012 and is a candidate for Davey O'Brien, Mawell and Walter Camp Awards this season. Brother of former No. 1 pick David Carr. 
  • Will Clarke
    West Virginia
    DE 6'7" 273 Big 12
  • Deandre Coleman
    DT 6'5" 315 Pac-12
    Honorable mention All-Pac 12, 40 tackles (9 for loss) and 2.5 sacks in 2013.
  • Kain Colter
    WR 6'0" 190 Big Ten
    Has been a dual-threat for the Wildcats as a quarterback and wide receiver. Will play wide receiver in Mobile. Showed his all-around athletic ability against unbeaten Ohio State in October, completing 12-of-12 passes while also catching a touchdown pass. In 2012, was an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection by the media for the second year in a row and named a Midseason All-American by Ranked 12th in the Big Ten in rushing yards per game (68.8) and 11th in total offense (135.9).
  • Aaron Colvin
    DC 5'11" 182 Big 12
    Semifinalist for Jim Thorpe Award, All-Big 12 First Team (AP, Coaches), finished with 49 tackles (5 for loss), 1 sack and 1 interception in 2013.
  • Chris Davis
    DC 5'11" 200 SEC
    Birmingham native best known now for game-winning TD return off missed FG to win the 2013 Iron Bowl. Three-year starter for the Tigers, has 65 total tackles (including 10 vs. Alabama) and 12 pass breakups.
  • Mike Davis
    WR 6'2" 195 Big 12
    Ranked as top senior WR by NFL media analyst Gil Brandt … finished regular season with 49 receptions, 715 yards and 8 touchdowns.
  • Pierre Desir
    DC 6'2" 206 Division II
    Attended Washburn University for three years and lettered in football for two seasons . Ranks third all-time at the school with 12 career interceptions. In 2012, recorded 46 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, five interceptions, one fumble recovery, and one forced fumble.
  • Ahmad Dixon
    S 6'0" 205 Big 12
    Three-time All-Big 12 honoree … first-team selection in 2013 after recording 70 tackles (2 for loss), 7 pass breakups and an interception.
  • Aaron Donald
    DT 6'0" 285 ACC
    Winner of the Bednarik Award (best defensive player), Lombardi Award (best lineman), Outland Trophy (best interior lineman) and Nagurski Award (best defensive player), unanimous All-American, ACC Defensive Player of Year, first team All-ACC after leading the nation with 26.5 tackles for lost yardage (2.2 per game).  Forced four fumbles while registering 10 quarterback sacks. Donald has 54 total tackles in addition to 16 quarterback hurries and two pass break-ups.
  • Kadeem Edwards
    Tennessee St.
    OG 6'3" 315 FCS
    An All-Ohio Valley Conference first team selection for the second straight year.
  • Shaquelle Evans
    WR 6'1" 204 Pac-12
    Honorable mention All-Pac-12, led team in receptions (43), yards (617) and touchdowns (8).
  • David Fales
    San Jose State
    QB 6'2" 220 MWC
    Intriguing prospect who threw for 547 yards and 6 TD vs. fellow Reese’s Senior Bowl QB Derek Carr … third in FBS with 4,189 yards and tied for sixth with Johnny Manziel for most TDs (33) and tied Carr for most 300+ passing yard games (9) in the Mountain West Conference.
  • C.J. Fiedorowicz
    TE 6'7" 265 Big Ten
    Through 11 games in 2013, has 23 receptions for 230 yards (10 ave/catch) and 5 touchdowns. At nearly 6'7" and 265 pounds is a big target with good hands and athletic ability.
  • David Fluellen
    RB 6'0" 215 MAC
  • Dee Ford
    DE 6'2" 240 SEC
    One of the most feared pass rushers in the SEC, registering 12.5 tackles for a loss, 8.5 sacks and 17 quarterback hurries in 2013.
  • Kyle Fuller
    Virginia Tech
    DC 5'11" 190 ACC
    2013 Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalist (Nation's top defensive back), Bednarik Award Semifinalst (Nation's top defensive player). Has 2 interceptions, 10 pass break-ups and 12 passes defended.
  • Jimmy Garoppolo
    Eastern Illinois
    QB 6'2" 222 FCS
  • James Gayle
    Virginia Tech
    DE 6'4" 255 ACC
    Third team All-ACC, led his team with 33 hurries, also adding 39 tackles (10 for loss) and 5.5 sacks.
  • Ryan Grant
    WR 6'1" 191 C-USA
    All Conference USA wide receiver in 2012 and has followed that with another solid season. Through 11 games, Grant has 68 receptions for 881 yards and 9 touchdowns, including a career-high 14 grabs for 187 yards and 2 touchdowns against South Alabama in September.
  • Marion Grice
    Arizona State
    RB 6'0" 210 Pac-12
    Missed the last two games of season with a lower leg injury, but still has 996 yards rushing and 438 receiving yards to go with 20 touchdowns (14 rush, 6 pass). Second-team All-Pac-12 in 2013.
  • Ra'Shede Hageman
    DT 6'6" 311 Big Ten
    The 6’6”, 311-pound lineman benches 465 pounds, squats 500 pounds yet has a 36-inch vertical leap .. first-team All-Big 10
  • Jon Halapio
    OG 6'3" 315 SEC
    Has played in 41 games during his career, 33 starts.
  • Marcus Heit
    Kansas State
    LS 6'3" 244 Big 12
    Perfect on snaps all three seasons he was on the field.
  • Seantrel Henderson
    OT 6'8" 345 ACC
    6'8", 345 pounds, third team All-ACC, helped anchor offensive line that paved way for Hurricanes offense that averaged 446.8 yards of total offense and 35.9 points per game.
  • Robert Herron
    WR 5'10" 187 MWC
    Speedster showed his ability vs Texas in 2012, catching 5 passes for 173 yards and two scores. In 2013, has 68 receptions for 929 yards (13.7 ave/catch) and 9 touchdowns.
  • Ryan Hewitt
    FB 6'4" 245 Pac-12
    At 6’4”, 246 pounds is one of the top blocking backs in the nation, fueling a potent Stanford ground attack.
  • Cody Hoffman
    Brigham Young
    WR 6'4" 215 IND
    BYU's career receiving yards leader, to go along with his school records for touchdown catches (34) and receptions (239). Through eight games in 2013, has 38 receptions for 664 yards (17.7 ave) and five touchdowns.
  • Gator Hoskins
    TE 6'2" 244 C-USA
  • Josh Huff
    WR 5'11" 205 Pac-12
    Honorable mention All-Pac-12, with 62 receptions for a school-record 1,140 yards and 12 touchdowns (tied school record) in 2013. Has 23 career touchdowns at Oregon, fourth-most among receivers in school history.
  • Marqueston Huff
    DC 6'0" 195 MWC
    All-Mountain West second teamer, led all DBs in conference with 127 tackles (74 solo and 3 for loss), 2 interceptions and 6 pass break ups. Had six double-figure tackle games in 2013, including 20 against Utah State in the final game of season.
  • Gabe Ikard
    OC 6'3" 298 Big 12
  • Gabe Jackson
    Mississippi State
    OG 6'4" 335 SEC
    First team All-SEC guard, started all 52 games of his career at left guard for the Bulldogs.
  • Ja'Wuan James
    OT 6'6" 318 SEC
    Started all 49 games of his career at right tackle (school record), helped Vols to most rushing yards in nine seasons (2,261).
  • Jeff Janis
    Saginaw Valley St.
    WR 6'3" 205 Division II
    His 83 receptions for 1,572 yards and 14 touchdowns were among the best in D-II … only the second player from his school to receive an invitation to the Senior Bowl.
  • Stanley Jean-Baptiste
    DC 6'3" 220 Big Ten
    Second-team All-Big 12 selection, had four interceptions (returned for a total of 134 yards and a TD), and 11 pass breakups.
  • Marcel Jensen
    Fresno State
    TE 6'6" 260 MWC
    Second-team All-Mountain West Conference selection. Caught 26 balls for 353 yards and 3 TDs in 2013.
  • Dontae Johnson
    North Carolina State
    DC 6'2" 195 ACC
    This season has made 82 tackles (team-leading 51 solo), 3 interceptions.
  • Wesley Johnson
    OG 6'5" 295 SEC
  • Christian Jones
    Florida State
    ILB 6'4" 235 ACC
    Second team All-ACC, 49 tackles (7.5 for loss), 2 sacks in 2013 regular season.
  • DaQuan Jones
    Penn State
    DT 6'3" 318 Big Ten
    Named All-Big Ten first team by the coaches after leading the Nittany Lions with 11.5 tackles for loss (-42 yards) and was fifth on team with 55 tackles (33 solo), also registering three sacks (-21 yards).
  • Christian Kirksey
    OLB 6'2" 235 Big Ten
    Honorable mention All-Big 10, racked up 97 tackles (4 for loss), 1.5 sacks, forced and recovered two fumbles.
  • Kenny Ladler
    S 6'1" 205 SEC
  • Tyler Larsen
    Utah State
    OC 6'4" 312 MWC
    Three-time All-WAC first-teamer, USA Today second team All-American, one of six finalists for Rimington Trophy (best center). Made 51 straight starts.          
  • Nevin Lawson
    Utah State
    DC 5'10" 186 MWC
  • Isaiah Lewis
    Michigan State
    S 5'10" 210 Big Ten
  • Brandon Linder
    OG 6'6" 319 ACC
    Started all 12 games in 2013, anchoring offensive line that averaged 446.8 yards of total offense and 35.9 points per game.
  • Craig Loston
    S 6'2" 209 SEC
    Played in nine games, making 51 tackles and two interceptions.
  • Arthur Lynch
    TE 6'5" 254 SEC
    Has 19 receptions for 318 yards and 3 TD in 2013, including 4 catches for 75 yards and a TD against Auburn. Named to Mackey Award Preseason and Midseason list (nation’s best tight end).
  • Cody Mandell
    PT 6'4" 213 SEC
    Second-team All-SEC after averaging 47.5 yards a punt this season (42.5 net), knocking 14 of his 35 punts inside the 20 and he boomed 14 more 50+ yards.
  • Kareem Martin
    North Carolina
    DE 6'6" 265 ACC
    All-ACC first team selection has racked up 78 tackles, an astonishing 20 for loss including 11 sacks (-82 yards). Also has 3 pass breakups and 14 quarterback hurries.
  • Zack Martin
    Notre Dame
    OT 6'4" 308 IND
    Set school record with 50th consecutive start for Irish, has been named Notre Dame’s Offensive Lineman of Year four straight years.
  • Jordan Matthews
    WR 6'3" 206 SEC
    All-time SEC career leader in receptions (364) and yards (4,950). Is first SEC player with 90 receptions or more in back-to-back seasons and is the first player in conference history to record 100 receptions in one season. In 2013, has 107 receptions for 1,334 yards and can add to those numbers in Vanderbilt's bowl game.
  • Daniel McCullers
    DT 6'8" 351 SEC
    Stands 6’8”, 360 pounds, will be the largest player at the 2014 Reese’s Senior Bowl. In 12 games this season, had 33 total tackles (4.5 for loss) and half of a sack.
  • Keith McGill
    DC 6'3" 205 Pac-12
    Missed all of 2012 with an injury, but bounced back in 2013 and made the move from safety to cornerback. Through 11 games in 2013, has made 31 tackles, had 10 pass breakups and one interception.
  • Jerick McKinnon
    Georgia Southern
    RB 5-9 215 Sun Belt
    Played the quarterback position most of his career and finished with 3,899 rushing yards and 42 touchdowns. Recorded six games of at least 100 rushing yards in 2013.
  • Jack Mewhort
    Ohio State
    OT 6'7" 308 Big Ten
    Was last senior to be honored on Senior Day during the Buckeye's final home game on 11/23 -- a distinction reserved for the team's top player. Showed versatility during career, starting at LG, RG and LT. In 2012, helped the Buckeyes average 242.2 yards per game rushing (10th nationally), lead the Big Ten in scoring (37.1 ppg) and he was named second-team all-Big Ten.
  • Stephen Morris
    QB 6'2" 218 ACC
    Ranked third in school history in career passing yards (7,736) and touchdown passes (49). Is 132 yards shy of becoming only second Miami player to throw for 3,000 in multiple seasons.
  • Morgan Moses
    OT 6'6" 335 ACC
    A preseason All-ACC nominee, named to Outland Trophy and Lombardi Award watch lists.
  • Trent Murphy
    DE 6'6" 261 Pac-12
    Consensus All-American, First team All-Pac-12, Bednarik Award semifinalist, Lombardi Award semifinalist, 58 tackles (21.5 for loss), 14 sacks in 2013.
  • Kevin Norwood
    WR 6'2" 195 SEC
    One of AJ McCarron’s favorite targets, finished 2013 regular season with a team-best 36 receptions for 538 yards and led all Tide receivers with 7 touchdowns.
  • Tyler Ott
    LS 6'3" 245 Ivy League
    Will long snap at Reese’s Senior Bowl, but had 15 receptions for 188 yards and 4 TDs in 2013.
  • Cody Parkey
    PK 6'0" 190 SEC
    Is 13-17 on field goals in 2013, including 5-6 from 40-49 yards. On 83 kickoffs, has 59 touchbacks.
  • Solomon Patton
    WR 5'9" 171 SEC
  • Jacob Pedersen
    TE 6'5" 240 Big Ten
    All-Big Ten Honorable Mention had 39 receptions for 551 yards and 3 touchdowns in 2013.
  • Jay Prosch
    FB 6'1" 250 SEC
    Starting fullback who was a FWAA Courage Award weekly honoree in 2012. The Mobile, AL,  native obtained an NCAA waiver to transfer from Illinois in January on 2012 as his mother was battling brain cancer.  Scored first career TD on a 1-yard run against New Mexico State last season.
  • Caraun Reid
    DT 6'1" 305 FCS
    Facing constant double and even triple teams in 2013, Reid has made 26 tackles, 11 for lossses, and registered 6.5 sacks (-52 yards). Earned unanimous first team All-IVY League selection in 2012 after recording 40 tackles, including 9.5 for losses, and 5.5 sacks. One of 20 players nominated for the Buck Buchanan Award, given to the best defensive player at the FCS level. 
  • Cyril Richardson
    OG 6'5" 335 Big 12
    Unanimous All-American and finalist for Outland Trophy (nation's best lineman), Offensive Lineman of Year in Big 12, first team All-Big 12.
  • Weston Richburg
    Colorado State
    OC 6'4" 300 MWC
    Has started all 49 games in his four years in Fort Collins and anchored an offensive line that has helped the Rams to the second-most productive offensive performance in school history (447.2 yards/game). In 2013, has graded above 90 percent in every game and leads offensive line with 42 knockdown blocks.
  • Michael Sam
    OLB 6''2" 255 SEC
    A Walter Camp first-team All-American and SEC Defensive Player of the Year (AP, Coaches), All-SEC first team selection led the conference in sacks (10.5) and tackles for loss (18).
  • Jalen Saunders
    WR 5'9" 157 Big 12
    Caught game-winning TD in final seconds vs. rival Oklahoma State … second team All-Big 12 selection after catching 56 passes for 654 yards and 6 touchdowns in 2013. Dangerous returner, averaging 16.8 yards per punt return with 2 TD this season.
  • Michael Schofield
    OG 6'7" 304 Big Ten
    Started all 13 games at right tackle. Honorable mention All-Big Ten.
  • Charles Sims
    West Virginia
    RB 6'0" 213 Big 12
    Big-12 Newcomer of the Year, first team All-Big 12, ran for 1,095 yards (5.3 ave.) and 11 touchdowns in 2013.
  • Chris Smith
    DE 6'3" 268 SEC
    In his career, (through 10 games in 2013) has played in 41 games with 25 starts and recorded 116 tackles, 29.5 for loss with 20.5 sacks, 19 quarterback hurries, seven pass breakups and one forced fumble. His sacks total is tied for 12th on the school's all-time list. He and Jadeveon Clowney are the only returners in the SEC with 9.0 sacks or more in 2012.  Last season, started all 12 games and was named honorable-mention All-SEC after recording 52 tackles, 13.0 for loss with 9.5 sacks, 12 quarterback hurries, four pass breakups and one forced fumble.
  • Telvin Smith
    Florida State
    OLB 6'3" 218 ACC
    Second team All-ACC selection after leading the unbeaten ‘Noles in tackles (75). Had 9.5 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, 3 interceptions.
  • Marcus Smith
    OLB 6'3" 252 ACC
    Walter Camp second team All-American and a first-team All-American Conference selection … 16.5 tackles for a loss in 2013 and his 12.5 sacks are second in the nation.
  • Dez Southward
    DC 6'2" 210 Big Ten
  • Shamar Stephen
    DT 6'5" 313 AAC
    Second team all-conference, 60 tackles (10 for loss), 3 sacks in 2013.  
  • Ed Stinson
    DE 6'4" 292 SEC
    Second-team All-SEC selection. Made 42 tackles, 2 for loss, and had 1.5 sacks in 2013.
  • Bryan Stork
    Florida State
    OC 6'4" 305 ACC
    Named one of six semifinalists for the 2013 Outland Trophy Aawrd, given to the nation's top interior offensive/defensive lineman. Has started 36 games and is one of the leaders on the Seminole's 2nd-ranked offense.
  • Will Sutton
    Arizona State
    DT 6'1" 305 Pac-12
    Two-time Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year (2012, 2013) Racked up 44 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 4 sacks and an INT in 2013. Consensus All-American in 2012 when he posted 23.5 tackles for loss, 13.0 sacks (led team and fourth in ASU history) and 63 total tackles.
  • Travis Swanson
    OC 6'5" 318 SEC
    A 2013 Rimington Trophy candidate (best center), Swanson has started all 48 games of his Razorback career, tied for the 2nd-longest active streak in the country, and blocked for three seasons with a 3,000-yard passer, including the first season in school history with a 3,000-yard passer and a 1,000-yard rusher in 2010.
  • Lorenzo Taliaferro
    Coastal Carolina
    RB 6'2" 230 FCS
  • Brandon Thomas
    OT 6'3" 305 ACC
    Second Team All-ACC, outstanding pass blocker.
  • Logan Thomas
    Virginia Tech
    QB 6'6" 254 ACC
    Holds school record for career consecutive starts for a quarterback, total offense, career passing touchdowns, career passing completions and attempts and career rushing TDs for a quarterback.
  • Jordan Tripp
    OLB 6'3" 237 FCS
    Two-time Big Sky all-conference first teamer, racked up 100 tackles (5.5 for loss) and three interceptions.
  • Billy Turner
    North Dakota State
    OT 6'6" 314 FCS
    The anchor on the offensive line for the two-time defending FCS Champs.  FCS All-American is punishing blocker at any level.
  • Brent Urban
    DE 6'7" 295 ACC
    Was drafted in the 2nd round of the Canadian Football League draft in early 2013. Despite missing four games in 2013, still leads nation in deflected passes (8). Has 30 tackles (7.5 for loss) and one sack in six games.
  • Kirby Van Der Kamp
    Iowa State
    PT 6'4" 211 Big 12
    Averaging 41.6 yards per kick in 2013 with 27 punts inside 20 and 17 going longer than 50 yards. Landed on Ray Guy Award Watch List, Preseason All-Big 12 First Team and Preseason All-American by Athlon's and Phil Steele prior to 2013 season. His career average of 42.8 yards per kick ranks him second on the all-time Iowa State career list.
  • Kyle Van Noy
    Brigham Young
    OLB 6'3" 245 IND
    Bednarik, Butkus, Lombardi and Lott IMPACT Award semifinalist, second team Walter Camp All-American.  Made 62 tackles (16 for loss), 4 sacks and intercepted four passes and is leader of BYU defense.
  • Jimmie Ward
    Northern Illinois
    S 5'11" 192 MAC
    Semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award (Nation's Best Defensive Back). Leads team in passes defended (14) and interceptions (6), tackles (77) and solo stops (50).
  • Jaylen Watkins
    DC 6'0" 181 SEC
    In 2013, third on team with 52 tackles, including 2 tackles for loss and has seven pass breakups.
  • Lavelle Westbrooks
    Georgia Southern
    DC 6'0" 192 Sun Belt
    Four-year starter for the Eagles, finished his career with 20 pass breakups, seven interceptions and 147 total tackles.
  • James White
    RB 5'10" 195 Big Ten
    Concensus All-Big Ten second team selection ran for 1,444 yards (6.5 ave) and team-high 13 touchdowns in 2013.
  • Jordan Zumwalt
    ILB 6'4" 235 Pac-12
    93 tackles (5.5 for loss) and 2 interceptions in 2013. Honorable mention All-Pac-12.