Petrus and Sheppard at combine

The Arkansas football program is being represented by two players at the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, which takes place Feb. 24-March 2 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Over the time period, players will be put through a series of drills, tests and interviews with more than 600 NFL personnel, including head coaches, general managers and scouts. Arkansas offensive guard Mitch Petrus and defensive tackle Malcolm Sheppard will participate in the combine. Recently, Jenna Laine of’s Blog Blitz caught up with Petrus to get his thoughts on the event. To read the piece fans can visit: 2010 NFL Draft will take place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in April. The first round will be held at 6:30 p.m. CT on April 22, rounds 2-3 will take place on April 23 beginning at 5:30 p.m. CT and the draft will be completed with rounds 4-7 starting at 9 a.m. CTon April 24. Conferences with Most ParticipantsSEC – 64ACC – 41Big Ten – 41Big 12 – 41Pac-10 – 40Big East – 26 Workout ScheduleSaturday, Feb. 27 – Offensive Line, Specialists, Tight EndsSunday, Feb. 28 – Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, Running BacksMonday, March 1 – Defensive Line, LinebackersTuesday, March 2 – Defensive Backs