Former Hardaway standout Marcus Smith has received an invitation to the NFL combine.
The combine will be held Feb. 22-25 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Smith played defensive end for Louisville. The 6-foot-4, 258-pounder is reported by cbssports.com as having a 4.76 40-yard dash time, and he is No. 8 in a ranking of defensive ends.
The website projects him to be drafted in the second or third round. The NFL draft is in May.
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Smith won Defensive Player of the Year honors for the American Athletic Conference last season after registering 12.5 sacks. He added a pair of sacks in the Russell Athletic Bowl win over Miami.