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Female will compete at NFL's regional combine for first time

Oklahoman Published: February 20, 2013

This is the third year the NFL will hold regional combines.

It's the first year in which a female will participate.

Lauren Silberman of New York City will participate as a kicker.

"I was not aware that I was the first female registrant," Silberman told on Tuesday. "I was actually hoping that the 2012 historical milestone rule, to allow women to play, would prompt more women to attend tryouts this year."

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