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Karlaftis, Ebiketie add international flavor to NFL combine

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By MICHAEL MAROT
AP Sports Writer

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — George Karlaftis and Arnold Ebiketie have a few things in common. Both were star defensive ends in the Big Ten. Both accepted invitations to this year’s NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. And neither started playing football until they moved to America at age 13. Karlaftis grew up in Greece and Ebiketie in Cameroon. The two highly touted draft prospects are among a growing contingent of players with foreign connections with potential to make an impact in the NFL.

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