Sweat, Metcalf among big winners at National Football League scouting combine

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Tests include sprints, bench press repetitions and jumps, as well as cognitive assessments such as the Wonderlic Test to evaluate problem-solving aptitude.

The 6-foot-6, 260-pounder from Mississippi State clocked a 4.41-second 40-yard dash at Lucas Oil Stadium, the fastest time by a defensive lineman since at least 2003.


"He's the best player in the draft in my opinion". Gary ran a 4.58 in the 40 - No. 1 among defensive linemen - while Bush posted a 4.43.

Ole Miss wide receiver DK Metcalf wowed scouts, fans, and media alike at his NFL Combine showing, posting some impressive numbers while looking every bit as freakish as his early photos showed. Here are four players who dominated the scouting combine and could be potential targets for the Raiders in the first round. Polite stopped after hurting his hamstring and will have to try and rebuild his stock before the draft.


Top cornerback Greedy Williams of LSU did not compete after suffering cramps Monday.

Amadi ran the 20-yard shuttle in 4.19 seconds, ninth among 16 safeties to run, and the 3-cone drill in 7.21 seconds, 13th among 14 safeties to run and 30th among 34 total defensive backs. Ryquell Armstead of Temple was second at 4.45. "Just getting after the QB is what I do best". I remember seeing him at the Los Angeles stop of the Rivals Camp Series back in the day and thinking he was much better than some of the higher-ranked players at that time.


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