John Simon of Ohio State finally gets chance to work out

Shoulder surgery prevented Ohio State’s John Simon from participating in drills at the NFL Scouting Combine and at the school’s pro day, so the defensive end held an individual workout on Monday.

There were 12 teams present, with Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert the notable attendee.

Simon (6-foot-1, 257 pounds) ran the 40-yard dash in 4.68 and 4.73 seconds. He had a 34-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-1 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.42 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.10 seconds. Simon did not lift on the bench press since he did not want to take the chance of re-aggravating his shoulder injury.

Simon’s prospect rating is 70.5, which means he’s a potential starter at best or a role player.

Guidelines: Fan feedback should be within the guidelines for the NFL community. These guidelines will be used to identify those comments that will be removed from display on the site. Please keep your comments relevant to the topic, not abusive or combatant towards other fans, and don’t share any personal details. Use the “Report” link to help keep the community at its best.

Comments may be no longer than 2000 characters and will post to the site shortly after submitting.

Powered by WordPress.com VIP | Subscribe (RSS)

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,934 other followers