Four Penn State football players have been invited to participate in the National Football League's 2013 Scouting Combine.

That is tied for the second-highest total in the Big Ten Conference.

The Nittany Lions participating in the event are: defensive tackle Jordan Hill, linebacker Gerald Hodges, linebacker Michael Mauti and center Matt Stankiewitch.

The combine is set for Feb. 20-26 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.