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Osemele, Johnson earn Senior Bowl invites

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

Associated Press

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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