Players from Ohio State, Penn State picked for Senior Bowl

Jordan Lucas will hope to show NFL scouts he can play multiple positions.
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The latest round of accepted invites to be announced by the Senior Bowl include a pair of standout defensive players from the Big Ten. 

Ohio State linebacker Joshua Perry and Penn State safety Jordan Lucas were among 13 players included in a release from the bowl Tuesday. 

Perry has 98 tackles in the regular season, second on the team to sophomore Raekwon McMillan. Perry also had 7.5 tackles for loss, including 3.5 sacks, and broke up three passes. 

Lucas finished fifth among Nittany Lions in tackles with 56 despite playing only nine games. He missed the end of the regular season with an undisclosed injury. 

A former starter at cornerback, Lucas moved to safety this season and broke up three passes. 

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