Tale of the tape on top QBs and WRs

INDIANAPOLIS — Here’s a look at how some of the top quarterback and wide receiver prospects measured out Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine:


  • Missouri’s Blaine Gabbert: 6-foot-4 3/8 and 234 pounds, with 33-inch arm length and a 10-inch hand span.
  • Nevada’s Colin Kaepernick: 6-foot-4 5/8 and 233 pounds, with 33 1/2-inch arm length and a 9 1/8-inch hand span.
  • Washington’s Jake Locker: 6-foot-2 1/2 and 231 pounds, with 31 5/8-inch arm length and a 9 5/8-inch hand span.
  • Arkansas’ Ryan Mallett: 6-foot-6 3/4 and 253 pounds, with 34 3/8-inch arm length and a 10 3/4-inch hand span.
  • Auburn’s Cam Newton: 6-foot-5 and 248 pounds, with 33 3/4-inch arm length and a 9 7/8-inch hand span.
  • Florida State’s Christian Ponder: 6-foot-2 and 229 pounds, with 32 1/8-inch arm length and a 10 1/4-inch hand span.

Wide receivers

  • Pittsburgh’s Jonathan Baldwin: 6-foot-4 3/8 and 228 pounds, with 33 5/8-inch arm length.
  • Georgia’s A.J. Green: 6-foot-3 5/8 and 211 pounds, with 34 3/8-inch arm length.
  • Miami’s Leonard Hankerson: 6-foot-1 1/2 and 209 pounds, with 32 1/4-inch arm length.
  • Alabma’s Julio Jones: 6-foot-2 3/4 and 220 pounds, with 33 3/4-inch arm length.
  • North Carolina’s Greg Little: 6-foot-2 1/2 and 231 pounds, with 33 1/4-inch arm length.

The lone top-tier running back, Alabama’s Mark Ingram, measured in at 5-foot-9 1/8 and 215 pounds with a 9 1/2-inch hand span.

— Marc Sessler

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