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Alabama Quarterback Blake Sims Confirms NFL Combine Invite

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims put up stellar numbers (3,487 passing yards, 28 touchdowns and 10 interceptions) in his lone year starting in Tuscaloosa. He also set the Crimson Tide record for single-game passing yardage.

Still, his lack of prototypical size and background as a running back -- where he played as a freshman at 'Bama in 2011 -- led to some speculation he would switch positions at the next level.

Sims put that talk to rest last week, and this morning confirmed a report from yesterday that he had received an invite to the upcoming NFL Scouting Combine to showcase his throwing skills

Despite his decorated final collegiate season, Sims didn't produce sterling numbers at the Reese' Senior Bowl last weekend, completing just 4-of-11 passes for 50 yards. He did add 23 yards rushing on three attempts.

The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine will be held inside Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., Feb. 17-23. Should he accept his invitation, the event would serve as the next step for Sims to try and prove he can be a quarterback at the highest level.