He notched 38 tackles and 3 sacks in his sole season as a Wolverine after spending the bulk of his career at Central Michigan. Ohio State's Jeffrey Okudah, the consensus top corner in this class, should crush his workout. OK, we've heard a lot from both FOX Sports color commentator Joel Klatt and Ohio State coach-turned-analyst Urban Meyer about why they're impressed by Michigan after Big Ten Week 1, but what's a little more, right? As the above percentages at this position indicate, the tight end position has gotten collectively much more athletic of late, as teams have placed a much higher priority on receiving ability than blocking prowess.

(AP Photo/Darron Cummings), Stanford defensive back Justin Reid runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine, Monday, March 5, 2018, in Indianapolis. Welcome to Cards Wire's European Union Experience. The modern-day players at that position have to be able to cover the slot, range from the deep middle, and take on a quasi-linebacker role against the run without ever looking out of place. Change of direction and explosiveness obviously matter this position a great deal too. The 2020 NFL Scouting Combine is officially in the books. 3-CONE: 3-cone drill time. The three-cone tests a player's ability to explode and bend, which translates to defensive ends and outside linebackers tightly turning the corner en route to the quarterback. (AP Photo/L.G. As for the premier backs in this class, who all happen to have similar physical profiles -- Florida State's Cam Akers, Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor, Ohio State's J.K. Dobbins, and Georgia's D'Andre Swift -- we're likely to see some clear-cut separation after they all work out. Making matters worse, the novel coronavirus pandemic canceled Michigan’s pro day, so Danna didn’t get the normal opportunity any outgoing player gets in front of league scouts and coaches. © 2004-2020 CBS Interactive. The vertical jump is a measure of not just how high an athlete can jump, but also a test of raw explosiveness. South Carolina's Javon Kinlaw should dazzle, as should Auburn's monstrous interior disruptor Derrick Brown. With 14 touchdowns and 1,327 yards, Peoples-Jones could be only scratching the surface on his potential. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings), Ohio State defensive back Gareon Conley makes a catch as he runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Monday, March 6, 2017. It will be interesting to see how gargantuan blockers like monsters like Louisville's Mekhi Becton and Georgia's Isaiah Wilson compared to some of the "smaller" tackles and if an under-the-radar guard or center jump into the Day 2 conversation with an impressive showing (potentially Charlotte's Cameron Clark or TCU's Cordel Iwuagwu). (AP Photo/Gregory Payan), Clemson defensive lineman D J Reader runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Indianapolis. Over the past three years, 67 of 79 (84.8%) participants in this drill were above the threshold. Hamler and Reagor should be among the best overall testers, and I expect Ohio State's K.J. (AP Photo/Dave Martin), Stanford defensive back Justin Reid performs in a drill at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine on Monday, March 5, 2018, in Indianapolis. That's our goal today. “The head coach, the offensive coordinator, the offensive line coaches, all of them – their personalities. Heck, just last year, three linebackers ran sub-4.45 and nine total linebackers ran under 4.60. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip), Mississippi State linebacker Benardrick Mckinney runs a drill during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, February 22, 2015 in Indianapolis, IN. Benardrick McKinney (2015) – 40.5" Over the past three years, 66 of 129 (51.1%) participants in this drill were above the threshold. Check out shots of current Texans defensive players from previous NFL Combines. The vertical jump (or vertical leap) evaluates an athlete's lower-body explosion and power. It was notable that former Michigan defensive end Mike Danna didn’t earn an invite to this year’s NFL scouting combine. Over the past three years, 43 of 129 (33.3%) participants in this drill were above the threshold. I expect LSU's K'Lavon Chaisson, Notre Dame's Julian Okwara, and Ohio State's Chase Young to rock the three-cone and test through the roof altogether. Draft Finder; Combine Results; Yearly Totals; Draft Trade Value Chart; 2020 NFL Combine Results. By: Jess Root. Tennessee target, 5-star quarterback prospect decommits from Texas, Every defensive line coach Jeremy Pruitt has worked with and where they are now, Joe Osovet a 'father figure' for Vols' tight ends, Jeremy Pruitt coaching Tennessee's defensive line 'has been a big difference', Santiago Vescovi discusses upcoming Vols' basketball season, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. when life was fun pic.twitter.com/VpTsp5pyz0. Over the past three years, 23 of 42 participants (54.7%) in this drill timed faster than the threshold. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. 40 SPEED: 40-yard dash time. Utah Utes defensive end Bradlee Anae runs an official 4.93 second 40-yard dash at the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine video Jabari Zuniga runs official 4.64 second 40-yard dash Over the past three years, 27 of 48 (56.2%) participants in this drill were above the threshold. Defensive linemen are getting smaller and more explosive, following the defender of most defensive positions in the NFL. Over the past three years, 56 of 123 (45.5%) participants in this drill timed faster than the threshold. All rights reserved. All Rights Reserved. Over the past three years, 42 of 60 (70%) participants in this drill timed faster than the threshold. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan), Vanderbilt linebacker Zach Cunningham runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Indianapolis. Over the past three years, 32 of 41 (78%) participants in this drill timed faster than the threshold. Of his other criteria in choosing a school: “Academics are definitely important to me,” Miller told WolverinesWire. In terms of on-field responsibility, no position has been altered more in the past decade than safety. Listen below and be sure to subscribe for daily NFL goodness. Over the past three years, 16 of 79 participants (20.2%) in this drill were above the threshold. CARDINALS is a registered trademark of the Arizona Cardinals LLC. He noted that the figures consistently change due to the advancement in combine prep for players. J.J. Watt (2011) – 37.0" The same is true for Michigan State's Kenny Willekes. Below you will find those figures listed in the 40-yard dash, three-cone, vertical jump and broad jump for all the positions along with a percentage of participants who've eclipsed Brandt's threshold over the past three years at the combine (the on-field workouts for this year's combine begin Feb. 27 and run through March 1). (AP Photo/Michael Conroy), Illinois defensive lineman Whitney Mercilus runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012.

1, 2020 in Indianapolis. This site is neither endorsed, nor sponsored by, nor affiliated with Arizona Cardinals or NFL Properties LLC. From explosiveness (broad jump and vertical) to lateral quickness (three-cone) to downfield speed (40-yard dash), much can be gleaned from a running backs performance in the combine as it pertains to his ability on the field. Context is absolutely vital when watching the NFL combine. Hamler, Boise State's John Hightower, and Baylor's Denzel Mims should fly in the 40 and test in the upper echelon in the jumps. Who can improve draft stock most: Wide receivers, defensive backs, pass rushers. (AP Photo/Ben Liebenberg), Louisiana State defensive lineman Barkevious Mingo runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. All other NFL-related trademarks are trademarks of the National Football League. Over the past three years, 38 of 54 (70.3%) participants in this drill timed faster than the threshold. Recently on Twitter, NFL Draft Godfather and Hall of Famer Gil Brandt sent a picture of this handy chart listing the minimum "requirements" in every drill at the combine for every position.

210 prospect, regardless of position, according to the 247Sports Composite, told WolverinesWire back in March how important academics are to him, and about how he's not a typical in-state OSU lean. section: | slug: 2020-nfl-combine-most-important-drills-for-each-position-including-target-times-and-distances | sport: football | route: article_single_special | Over the past three years, 27 of 37 (72.9%) participants in this drill timed faster than the threshold. It's easy and seemingly logical to completely overlook offensive linemen's workouts at the combine. Over the past three years, 38 of 55 (69%) participants in this drill timed faster than the threshold. Your Account; Logout; Login; Create Account; Draft Encyclopedia; Draft Finder; Combine Results; Yearly Totals; Draft Trade Value Chart ; More Draft Pages. Over the past three years, 53 of 95 (55.7%) participants in this drill timed faster than the threshold. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy), Stanford linebacker Peter Kalambayi runs a drill during the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The 2020 NFL Scouting Combine takes place Tuesday, February 25 through Sunday, March 1. Over the past three years, 46 of 99 (46.4%) participants in this drill timed faster than the threshold. This is not a class that is likely to have a first-rounder after two went in Round 1 a year ago, but a small group could go on Day 2, including the prospects I expect to demonstrate high-level athleticism like Dayton's Adam Trautman, UCLA's Devin Asiasi, Washington's Hunter Bryant, Florida Atlantic's Harrison Bryant, and Purdue's Brycen Hopkins. Over the past three years, 39 of 73 (53.4%) participants in this drill were above the threshold. Sign up for the WolverinesWire newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning. Over the past three years, 27 of 40 participants (67.5%) in this drill timed faster than the threshold. Over the past three years, 77 of 119 (64.7%) participants in this drill were above the threshold. (Aaron Doster/NFL) Aaron Doster/2020 Aaron Doster Feb 28, 2020 … Sure, a litany of star wideouts across the history of the NFL ran somewhat slowly in the 40, but if there's one position that actually runs in a straight line for 40 yards with some regularity, it's the wideouts. Gone are the days of straight-forward delineations between strong safety and free safety. Over the past three years, 24 of 75 (32%) participants in this drill were above the threshold. Alabama's Xavier McKinney and Cal's Ashtyn Davis, two of the more widely liked safeties in this class, should cruise through the drills in Indy, as should LSU's Grant Delpit and Maryland's Antoine Brooks. The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. From a standing position, a player crouches down and jumps as high as he can, using his hand to make contact with the highest prong possible. Arkansas safety Kamren Curl participates in the vertical jump during the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine, Sunday, Mar. The NFL Combine asks that question every year to prospects looking to impress teams. This site is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with the University of Tennessee. The 2020 NFL Combine is just a right around the corner and that means fans will see all the top prospects taking part in a number of drills in an attempt to further boost their draft stock.

Over the past three years, 37 of 62 (59.6%) participants in this drill were above the threshold. Patterson), Ohio State University cornerback Bradley Roby runs up the fields the at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, on February 25, 2014.