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LSU center Ethan Pocic runs a drill at the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday.

Former Chicago-area high schoolers in the NFL Scouting Combine

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INDIANAPOLIS — A look at the former Chicago-area high schoolerswho participated in the NFL Scouting Combine:

WR Corey Davis, Western Michigan

High school:Wheaton-Warrenville South

Six weeks after having surgery to fix two ankle ligaments, Davis went to the combine but didn’t run.

Probably the second-best receiver in the draft. Davis idolizes another former MAC star, the Steelers’ Antonio Brown.

“I feel my game tape isn’t anything to be ashamed of,” he said, “especially when you play bigger schools (in nonconference).”

C Ethan Pocic, LSU

High school: Lemont.

Pocic’s brother Graham went to Illinois, but he had the NFL in mind when he chose LSU.

‘‘I wanted to do something different, and I wanted to try to win a national championship and play in a pro-style system,’’ he said.

G Dan Feeney, Indiana

High school: Sandburg.

Among offensive linemen, Feeney was a top-tier finisher in the three-cone and bench-press drills. A lifelong Bears fan, he met with the team at the combine.

‘‘I’d be excited to go anywhere, but Chicago, being the hometown kid, that would be cool, as well,’’ he said.

DT Jaleel Johnson, Iowa

High school: Montini.

Johnson played for the Bears’ coaching staff on the North team in the Senior Bowl.

‘‘These guys move at a very, very fast pace,’’ he said. ‘‘If you’re slacking, they don’t have room for any slackers.’’

DT Ryan Glasgow, Michigan

High school: Marmion.

Glasgow’s brother Graham started 11 games for the Lions as a rookie last season.

K Jake Elliott, Memphis

High school: Lyons.

One of 11 specialists at the combine, Elliott considered the second-best kicker to Arizona State’s Zane Gonzalez.

WR Kenny Golladay, Northern Illinois

High school: St. Rita.

Only four receivers completed more reps in the bench press than Golladay’s 18.

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