Category: NFL Scouting Combine

Desmond Trufant Quiets Critics by Running a 4.38 40 at the NFL Combine

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

University of Washington cornerback Desmond Trufant boosted his draft stock at the NFL Combine when he ran a 4.38 40. Trufant said he was motivated by some who said he'd run around the 4.5-second range and that we was stiff. The brother of NFL players Marcus and Isaiah Trufant, Desmond ...

Lane Johnson: Interview with the Bengals “the Weirdest Meeting I’ve Ever Been a Part of”

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

The 2013 NFL Scouting Combine is over and Lane Johnson has walked away from Indianapolis as a potential top-10 pick. The Oklahoma offensive tackle put on a solid performance, ranking second among offensive linemen in the 40-yard dash (for what it's worth for an o-lineman). Naturally, the San Diego Chargers, ...

John Elway Is Well Aware of How Important it is for the Denver Broncos to Have a Successful 2011 NFL Draft

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

When John Elway was hired to join the Broncos’ front office in early January, the first order of business was hiring a new head coach.  After John Fox was hired, Elways turned his attention to preparing for the 2011 NFL Draft.  This will be the first big test for Denver’s ...

Mark Ingram Is A Legit First Round NFL Running Back

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Alabama’s Mark Ingram is clearly the top running back in this year’s draft class. For those living under a rock for the last two years, Ingram won a National Championship and Heisman Trophy in the same year after setting an Alabama single-season school record when he rushed for 1,658 yards ...

The Relatively Unknown Prince Amukamara Will Become A Household Name Soon Enough

Monday, February 21st, 2011

This past season, Prince Amukamara of Nebraska won the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Award becoming the third Cornhusker to do so in school history.  His physical style of play and his ability to lock down top wide receivers in the Big 12 makes him a good fit for ...

Golden Tate Is Excited To Play in the NFL

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Golden Tate could be a sleeper in this year’s NFL Draft.  Tate is an all-around athlete at the wide receiver position that can return kicks and break the game wide open with long breakaway touchdown catches.  Tate is strong and hard to bring down and he has the leaping ability to get ...

Bruce Campbell Was Impressive at the NFL Scouting Combine

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Each year at the NFL Scouting Combine players make a name for themselves.  Some players disappoint and others impress.  That is exactly what Bruce Campbell did, impress the scouts.   Campbell, an offensive tackle out of the University of Maryland, had one of the best individual performances at the Combine.  Campbell ...

Gerald McCoy Eyes the Top Prize

Monday, March 8th, 2010

There has been much debate lately as to who is the better pro prospect, Gerald McCoy or Ndamukong Suh?  In my opinion, Suh definitely has the bigger upside and is the better prospect as evidenced from last week’s NFL Scouting Combine.  Though McCoy had a solid day, most came away ...

Marvin Lewis Blasts “Asinine” Combine Preparation

Monday, March 1st, 2010

As the 2008 college football regular season wound down in late November, Andre Smith was a first-team All-American and sleeper Heisman Trophy candidate for the resurgent Alabama Crimson Tide. He was also a virtual lock to be one of the first five overall players and top lineman taken in a ...

Eric Berry Won’t Drop Past the Buccaneers

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Every year there are plenty of college football players that decide to forgo their remaining years of eligibility and enter the NFL Draft.  Most of them, in my opinion, have made the wrong decision and should have stayed in school to polish their skills, but every now and then there is ...