Mon, Nov 26, 2018
Mobile, Ala. (Nov. 26) – The roster for the 2019 Reese's Senior Bowl continues to grow as nine more players have accepted invitations to the nation's premier all-star game and pre-draft event, pushing the total number of accepted invites to 29.
Among the most recent players to accept their invitations is NC State quarterback Ryan Finley, the third quarterback to accept an invitation to the game, joining Penn State’s Trace McSorley and Northwestern’s Clayton Thorson.
He is joined by teammates Garrett Bradbury (OL) and Germaine Pratt (LB). Boston College also had two linemen accept their invites, Zach Allen on defense and Chris Lindstrom on offense.
UMass wide receiver Andy Isabella, who leads the nation in receptions and receiving yards and is one of three finalists for the Biletnikoff Award (nation's top receiver), also accepted his invitation.
Dontavius Russell is the first Auburn player to commit to the 2019 game.
Here are brief bios for the nine additions:
Zach Allen | DL | Boston College – On preseason watch lists for Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Wuerffel Trophy and Ted Hendricks Award. This season has 61 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries.
Garrett Bradbury | OL | North Carolina St. – Semifinalist for Outland Trophy (nation’s best interior lineman) is a three-year starter who has not allowed a sack and only two pressures on more than 350 pass attempts this season.
Ryan Finley | QB | North Carolina St.– Currently in second place all-time at NC State in career passing yards, has thrown for more than 3,300 yards this season and 21 touchdowns while completing nearly 68% of his passes.
Chase Hansen | LB | Utah – Super athletic, played both ways as a freshman.Has started all 11 games at rover linebacker this year and is second on the team with 88 tackles (19 TFL, five sacks) and is 10th in the Pac-12 in tackles per game (eight). Tied for fourth in the NCAA and is second in the Pac-12 in tackles for loss (19).
Andy Isabella | WR | Massachusetts – Finalist for the Biletnikoff Award (nation’s best receiver) along with Alabama's Jerry Jeudy and Oklahoma State's Tylan Wallace. Leads the country with 102 receptions and 1,698 receiving yardsand is tied for second nationally with 13 touchdown receptions.
Elgton Jenkins | OL | Mississippi St.– Versatile center who could play multiple positions on offensive line. Has played in 48 games.
Chris Lindstrom | OL | Boston College – Has played in 50 career games, named to preseason Outland Trophy watch list.
Germaine Pratt | LB | North Carolina St. – His 98 tackles are second in the ACC, also has recorded six sacks.
Dontavius Russell | DL | Auburn – One of only four defensive players at Auburn in the past decade to start four years. Routinely takes on double teams, but has managed to make 151 career tackles, 17 tackles for loss and record six sacks.