This week, NFL hopefuls will take the field in Indianapolis to prove there mettle amongst some of the best college football players in the nation in the 2012 NFL scouting combine.
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The Cal Bears will be represented by their six invitees - Marvin Jones, Mitchell Schwartz, Trevor Guyton, Mychal Kendricks, Sean Cattouse and Bryan Anger.
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Marvin Jones 1Hometown: Fontana, CA
High School: Etiwanda HS
Marvin Jones put up 2,260 receiving yards during his career at Cal, which puts him 6th among all-time leaders. He is also on the leader boards for 100-yard receiving games, receptions and receiving touchdowns.
In 2011 Jones earned All-American honorable mention honors midseason. He was also a two-time second-team All-Pac 12 selection. He was on the watchlist for the Biletnikoff award for 2 consecutive seasons and the Paul Warfield Award his Senior year. The ESPN.com Pac-12 Blog included Jones on thier All-Underrated team. Cal awarded him with the Cort Majors Captain Award, the Ken Harvey Award for showing special academic commitment and improvement and was also named captain for his Senior year.
Prior to the 2011 season Jones was ranked as the nation's No. 39 draft-eligible wide-receiver. His 2011 performance only helped move him up in this ranking along with his appearance and touchdown catch in the 2012 Senior Bowl.
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Mitchell Schwartz 72
Hometown: Pacific Palisades, CA
High School: Palisades Charter HS
Schwartz started every game in his career at Cal between 2008-2011 after red-shirting his 2007 season. He has started at Left and Right Tackleand rounded out his senior season starting every game at Left Tackle. Schwartz stands tall at 6-6, which made him a huge presence for the Bears on the Offensive Line.
He was a first-team All-Pac 12 and Pac-12 All-Academic Selection in 2011, a second-team Pac-10 selection as a Junior and an honorable mention All-Pac 10 selection as a Sophomore. He was named honorable mention Pac 10 All-Academic in 2008, 2009 and 2010. Cal awarded him with the Brick Muller Award as Cal's Most Valuable Offensive Lineman For his 2009, 2010 and 2011 seasons as well as the Cort Majors Captains Award in 2011.
Prior to his 2011 season he was ranked as the nation's No. 24 draft-eligible tackle.
Trevor Guyton 92
Hometown: Woodinville, WA
High School: Redmond HS
In 2011 Guyton finished as a second-team All-Pac 12 selection. A co-team leader for 4.5 Sacks resulting in a combined loss of 23 yards and 2 forced fumblesfumble recoveries resulting in a combined gain of 19 yards. He leads the defensive linemen with his 42 tackles for the year. These numbers also put him among the leaders in the Pac-12 for tackles and sacks.
He was a preseason candidate in 2011 for both the Ted Hendricks and Bill Willis Awards, which honor the nation's top defensive end and lineman.
Mychal Kendricks 30
Hometown: Fresno, CA
High School: Hoover HS
The California native played every game in his career at Cal between 2008-2011 and started 2009-2011. In 2011 he led the team in tackles with 106, which put him 5th in the Pac-12 and 76th in the nation. Kendricks also leads Cal interceptions that he has returned for a combined 62 yards and fumbles that he has returned for a combined 33 yards.
In 2011 Kendricks won the most awards of any player at Cal starting with Defensive Player of the Year and first-team All-Conference for the Pac-12. He received second-team, third-team and honorable mention All-American honors. He was on preseason watch lists for the Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Butkus Award, College Football Performance Awards Linebacker Trophy, Lott IMPACT Trophy and Rotary Lombardi Award. Cal awarded him with the Bear-Backers Co-MVP Award and Berkeley Breakfast Club Award as the Outstanding Player in the Big Game on the defensive side.
Prior to his 2011 season he was named the nation's No. 9 outside linebacker and No. 30 draft-eligible outside linebacker.
Sean Cattouse 11
Hometown: Chicago, IL
High School: Hubbard HS
Cattousse leads Cal for interceptions and pass breakups, while ranking third in tackles. His Senior year he picked up two interceptions for 20 yards and 2 fumbles.
He was a candidate for the Jim Thorpe Award and Tatum Award given to the nation's top defensive back in 2011. He picked up honorable mention All-Pac 10 honors his Sophomore and Junior seasons and Cal awarded him with the Stub Allison Award his Sophomore year, which is given to Cal's Most Inspirational Player.
Prior to his 2011 season he was named a third-team All-American, first-team All-Pac 12 selection and listed as the nation's No. 5 draft-eligible safety.
Bryan Anger 19
Hometown: Camarillo, CA
High School: Camarillo HS
Anger started every game possible in his career at Cal. He holds a single-season record for average punt yards and holds this top spot for 3 of the top 6 seasons for Cal punters. He has four of the 12 longest punts in school history, which includes a career-long and fourth All-time at Cal punt of 76 yards. Cal's starting punter was a semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award given annually to the nation's top punter in 2008 and 2010. During his career he was selected as the Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week three times.
He is the second player in Cal history after Alex Mack to earn first-team All-Conference honors for three consecutive seasons in 2009, 2010 and 2011. In these three seasons he was also awarded with the J. Scott Duncan Award as Cal's Most Valuable Special Teams Player. Anger was named the College Football Performance Awards' Elite Punter Trophy for his combined performance during the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
Prior to his 2011 season he was named the nation's No. 3 punter and No. 3 draft-eligible punter.