Former Boise State football standouts Brett Rypien and Alexander Mattison both confirmed today they have been invited to attend the NFL combine February 26 - March 4 in Indianapolis.

Rypien will be one of 15 to 20 quarterbacks invited to the combine and of those about two thirds will be drafted. Rypien has been predicted to be a 7th round pick or a free agent sign.

Mattison, who is leaving Boise State early, will be among the top running backs at the combine which should also help his draft value.

Boise State continuing to be seen as fertile ground for developing NFL prospects.