The NFL Scouting Combine can be reduced to a lot of waiting for what’s next, but no one is waiting more than Minnesota’s Eric Decker. He has spent the day in various states of relaxation around the field at Lucas Oil Stadium while watching his fellow receivers work out.
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Florida QB Tim Tebow ran in 4.72 seconds, the fourth-best time among the 16 quarterbacks who participated in the 40-yard dash.
Aside from a rare exception, like LSU’s Trindon Holliday, most prospects at the NFL Scouting Combine weren’t track and field superstars. Yet, many of the workouts are track and field-type drills. Nowhere is the players’ lack of proficiency in such disciplines more noticeable than the broad jump.
With his interviews and physicals complete, Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant sought permission from NFL Scouting Combine officials and left the event Sunday morning, according to NFL.com’s Gil Brandt.
Something can be taken from every workout and drill at the NFL Scouting Combine. To those who watched the first group of quarterbacks and wide receivers Sunday morning, Clemson’s Jacoby Ford is the player who caught the most attention.
Brian Price is accustomed to being overlooked. He played for UCLA at a time when USC dominated the Los Angeles sports scene, and now he finds himself — despite being a potential top-10 draft pick — in the large shadow of Nebraska’s Ndamukong Suh and Oklahoma’s Gerald McCoy.
The first group of receivers to run Sunday at the NFL Scouting Combine didn’t disappoint. Two of the group’s smaller prospects — Kansas State’s Brandon Banks and Clemson’s Jacoby Ford — led the way.
Two years ago, it was Pierre Garcon out of Division III Mount Union College. Last year, it was Johnny Knox out of D-II Abilene Christian. This year, could Jared Veldheer from D-II Hillsdale College be the next small-school standout to turn a sensational NFL Scouting Combine performance into a promising career?
It’s time for the quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers to take the field at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, the most anticipated day of the NFL Scouting Combine.
The prize of the NFL Scouting Combine is different for all parties involved. To teams, it’s finding that can’t-miss prospect. To fans, it’s finding that can’t-miss prospect for an autograph.
For the first time Saturday, the field inside Lucas Oil Stadium is empty, meaning combine Day 4 is a wrap. There’s a lot to look forward to on Day 5.
Typical NFL quarterbacks stand at least 6-foot-2, so when Texas’ Colt McCoy measured in at just 6-1 and 1/8 at the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday, it may have represented a red flag. Don’t count McCoy, though, among those concerned about the issue.
Nearly every corner of Lucas Oil Stadium was filled with NFL Scouting Combine activity Saturday. It was enough for total football sensory overload.
Nebraska DT Ndamukong Suh might wind up being the first overall pick in the NFL draft, but this wasn’t how his athletic career was necessarily supposed to unfold. Suh’s first sport was soccer, which he started playing at the age of 3.
If you’re looking for a motivational speaker, let me recommend Cardinals strength and conditioning coach John Lott.