Osemele, Johnson earn Senior Bowl invites

Senior Bowl will be held on Jan. 28 in Mobile, Ala.

AMES Iowa State offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele and cornerback Leonard Johnson have been selected to play in next month's Senior Bowl.

Osemele, a senior from Houston, Texas, is a consensus first-team All-Big 12 pick by the league's writers and coaches.

Johnson, a second-team All-Big 12 pick this season, has 243 career tackles and six interceptions.

Osemele and Johnson join Seneca Wallace, Jordan Carstens and Athyba Rubin as Cyclones invited to the Senior Bowl, a game used by NFL scouts to help determine players' draft potential.

The Senior Bowl will be held on Jan. 28 in Mobile, Ala.

The Cyclones (6-6) close their season against Rutgers in the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 30.

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