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Here’s What to Know About the 2024 NFL Scouting Combine


By Matt McMullen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. ( – The 2024 NFL Scouting Combine kicks off this week as more than 300 college prospects embark on what is essentially the ultimate job interview.

The Combine – which will once again take place at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis – consists of interviews, medical evaluations, workouts and drills as part of a standardized, information-gathering event ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft in April.

Several top decision-makers from the Kansas City Chiefs will be in attendance, including Head Coach Andy Reid and General Manager Brett Veach. In fact, both Reid and Veach will speak to the media on Tuesday, February 27.

Head Coach Andy Reid Media Availability: 11 a.m. CT on February 27

General Manager Brett Veach Media Availability: 11:15 a.m. CT on February 27

Among the 321 prospects invited to this year’s Combine are a handful of players from Kansas City area high schools and universities. That group includes:

Area high school connections:

  • Kansas State OL Cooper Beebe (Piper High School in Kansas City, Kansas)
  • Oregon State WR Anthony Gould (Leavenworth High School in Leavenworth, Kansas)
  • North Dakota State OL Jalen Sundell (Maryville High School in Maryville, Missouri)
  • South Dakota State RB Isaiah Davis (Joplin High School in Joplin, Missouri)

Area university connections:

  • University of Missouri: RB Cody Schrader, OL Javon Foster, DL Darius Robinson, LB Ty’Ron Hopper, DB Kris Abrams-Draine, DB Jaylon Carlies, DB Ennis Rakestraw Jr, K Harrison Mevis
  • Kansas State University: TE Ben Sinnott, OL Cooper Beebe, OL KT Leveston Jr, LB Khalid Duke
  • University of Kansas: OL Dominick Puni, DL Austin Booker
  • Southeast Missouri State: WR Ryan Flournoy

For a full list of participants, click here.

NFL Network will provide live coverage of on-field drills beginning on February 29. Some notable drills include the 40-yard dash, the bench press, the vertical jump, the broad jump and the three-cone drill.

The schedule (which is sorted by position groups) is below.

February 29 (2 p.m. CT): Defensive Linemen and Linebackers

March 1 (2 p.m. CT): Defensive Backs, Tight Ends

March 2 (12 p.m. CT): Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers and Running Backs

March 3 (12 p.m. CT): Offensive Linemen

The NFL will also update the “Combine Tracker” with live player results as the occur. The tracker can be found by clicking here.