Top Five: Local products in the NFL Scouting Combine

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The NFL Scouting Combine opens Wednesday and runs through Tuesday in Indianapolis. Here are five players from the Baltimore-Washington area who have been invited, ranked by their draft stock:

5. Alec Lemon, WR (Arundel/Syracuse) »

The four-year starter set a Syracuse record with 72 catches last fall and finished his career with 2,596 receiving yards, second most in school history. Lemon (6-foot-2, 202) projects to be picked in the sixth or seventh round.

4. Corey Fuller, WR (Woodlawn/Virginia Tech) » Ran track at Kansas before transferring and walking on at Tech. Older brother Vincent played seven seasons in the NFL. Fuller (6-2, 196) is one of the fastest wideouts in the draft, running the 40-yard dash in 4.35. Projects to the fifth round.

3. Jelani Jenkins, LB (Good Counsel/Florida) » A starter at MLB at Florida as a freshman, Jenkins shifted to OLB as a sophomore. Decided to forego his redshirt senior season after an injury-riddled junior year. Jenkins (6-0, 237) projects to the fourth round.

2. Mike Glennon, QB (Westfield/N.C. State) » The 6-6, 232-pound Glennon received poor reviews for his work at the Senior Bowl, but still is ranked the No. 3 quarterback on CBSsports.com, projected to go at the end of the first or early in the second round.

1. Tavon Austin, WR (Dunbar-Balt./West Virginia) » At 5-9 and 171 lbs., Austin is ranked No. 4 among wideouts by CBSsports.com, projecting to go late first round or early second. Huge numbers last fall -- 114 catches, 1,289 receiving yards, 72 rushes, 643 rushing yards, 17 combined touchdowns.

- Kevin Dunleavy

kdunleavy@washingtonexaminer.com

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