YSU’s Rivers, Moss heading to NFL Combine

YSU seniors Derek Rivers and Avery Moss have been invited to the NFL Combine

Senior defensive ends Derek Rivers and Avery Moss have been invited to the NFL Combine next month.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Former Youngstown State University defensive ends Derek Rivers and Avery Moss have both been invited to attend the NFL Scouting Combine, which will be held Feb. 28 – March 6 in Indianapolis.

Also, Rivers will play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl, and Moss has been selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game. The East-West Shrine Game is Jan. 21 in St. Petersburg, Fla., while the Senior Bowl is Jan. 28 in Mobile, Ala.

Both players concluded amazing senior campaigns at the 2017 Division I National Championship Game last Saturday against James Madison. Each had a sack in their final game for the Penguins in the contest against the Dukes.

In the National Championship Game, Moss had a game-high eight tackles, including seven solo stops and three TFLs in the contest vs. JMU. Rivers had six tackles, three of which were solos, as well as a pair of TFLs.

COURTESY: YSU ATHLETICS

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