Archive for February, 2011
Auburn QB Cam Newton‘s tractor-beam effect on media at the NFL Scouting Combine continued Sunday as he was the center of attention during on-field drills before appearing on “NFL Total Access” to discuss his performance.
LSU’s Patrick Peterson and Nebraska’s Prince Amukamara are considered to be the top two cornerbacks in this year’s draft class. So, why would there be rumblings about both of them possibly switching to safety in the NFL?
After all this time, Charles Wonderlic still can’t help but be amazed that his family name is synonymous with NFL talent evaluation.
Perhaps feeling good after breaking the NFL Scouting Combine’s bench-press record but most likely filming a television segment, Oregon State DT Stephen Paea woke up the sleepy media center Sunday afternoon by performing a Tongan haka.
Mark Ingram arrived at the NFL Scouting Combine hoping to silence questions about the knee injury he suffered last season at Alabama.
Oregon State DT Stephen Paea broke the NFL Scouting Combine’s 225-pound bench-press record Sunday with a stunning 49 reps.
INDIANAPOLIS — The favorable impressions of Jake Locker‘s NFL Scouting Combine workout continue to roll in Sunday.
Many teams want to know if the prospects at the NFL Scouting Combine have heart. Thanks to a newfangled Under Armour shirt — marked by a bright, yellow button just below the chest — they can find that out and much more.
Julio Jones raised a few eyebrows Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium by running faster than many expected.
Auburn DT Nick Fairley knows there is a fine line between being physical and being dirty. And he was twice asked about that line during his Sunday afternoon news conference at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Official 40-yard dash times for quarterbacks are out, and Virginia Tech’s Tyrod Taylor is the man of the hour at Lucas Oil Stadium after his 4.51-second run clocked out best among his peers.
Official 40-yard dash times for both wide receivers have been filed and Abilene Christian’s Edmond Gates and Fort Valley State’s Ricardo Lockette clocked in as the groups’ best at 4.37. That type of speed impacts draft stock for two guys coming out of smaller programs, but 40 speed doesn’t always matter.
If there is one part of the NFL Scouting Combine process that college prospects dread the most, it is the medical examinations.