AFL US Combine Underway

Treats from Oz

The athletes attending this year’s AFL US Combine have traveled from all across the US. This year's pool of players have come from basketball backgrounds primarily and also includes USAFL player David Grzesiak of the Chicago Swans.

Day one of the combine included a warm welcome from AFL Talent Manager Kevin Sheehan and an address by Sydney Swans Premiership player Tadhg Kennelly, who is regarded as one of the most success international recruits in AFL history.

The list of athletes attending and highlights from their college careers can be found below:

Name DOB Height (inches) Height (cm) University Sporting Background
Akeem Johnson 5/16/1990 6'6" 220 St Francis College Basketball
Andre Mattison 10/7/1989 6'6" 230 Florida Atlantic Basketball
Cliff Ederaine 6/5/1990 6'5" 205 Eastern Washington Basketball
David Grzesiak 7/28/1988 6'4" 195 University of Wisconsin Track Decathlete - Olympic Trials, Football
Demario Hines 11/8/89 6'8" 200 IPFW high school and college basketball
Jamell Harris 5/2/91 6'9" 215 Eastern Michigan University Basketball
Jason Holmes 10/28/89 6'8" 230 Morehead State University Golf, Baseball, Football, Basketball, Soccer
John Florveus 10/10/1990 6'11" 238 University of Georgia Basketball
Mark Cisco 7/17/91 6'9" 255 Columbia Basketball, Football
Marques Oliver 10/7/1991 6'8" 230 Delaware state university Basketball
Matt Sauey 10/4/1990 6'7" 200 University Of North Florida Soccer and Basketball
Michael Allison 8/4/1990 6'9" 210 University of Maine Basketball
Nathan Healy 8/13/1990 6'7'' 215 Appalachian State University Basketball, Baseball
Olatunji Kosile 3/6/1990 6'11" 235 UMES Basketball and Soccer
Patrick Mitchell 5/25/1989 6'7" 235 University of North Dakota Baseball, Football, Basketball
Sam Mclaurin 11/8/1989 6'8" 225 University of Illinois Basketball
Taylor Broekhuis 2/2/1990 6'10" 212 Air Force Academy Basketball and Volleyball

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