Media isn’t allowed to watch workouts at the Combine so there’s often an eager gathering around televisions in the work center to see new times. Results are also posted on NFL.com, which is where we learned additional numbers on the bench press and vertical jumps.
Some thoughts on results…
… More bench press numbers came in Saturday night, filling out the field in this measure of strength that just about anyone can understand. But it’s not everything in judging a football player’s ability.
… Texas wide receiver Jordan Shipley finished in the middle of the pack in the bench press, throwing up 16 reps.
… Only two quarterbacks were listed on bench press results as of 8:12 Sunday morning with Penn State signal caller Daryll Clark leading with 21 reps.
… Ole Miss running back Dexter McCluster lifted 225 lbs. 25 times — a solid number for his size.
… The broad jump and vertical leap are used to judge explosiveness.
… Abilene Christian’s Tony Washington led the way among offensive linemen in the broad jump, posting a measure of 9′6.”
… Tebow’s 38.5-inch vertical leap is a Combine record for quarterbacks and 3.5-inches higher than his closest competitor.
… Fastest man so far at the Combine is Clemson’s Jacoby Ford — 4.28 (official) in the 40-yard dash.
COMING ON SUNDAY:
- Video interviews with members of the media
- Additional photos from the Combine media center
- A look at the big names people are associating with the Falcons pick
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