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2016 NFL Combine : Day 4 WR, LB & DB Notes

Saturday showcased the wide receivers on-field testing. The linebackers and defense backs have weighed in and the defensive lineman will be performing the bench press on Saturday night.

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Saturday showcased the wide receivers on-field testing.  The linebackers and defense backs have weighed in and the defensive lineman will be performing the bench press on Saturday night.


- UCLA linebacker Myles Jack is 6'1" 245 pounds with 33 5/8" arm length.  This is ideal size to play inside linebacker in the NFL.

- USC linebacker Su'A Cravens weighed in at 6'1" 223 pounds.  He could benefit from adding another 10-15 pounds of muscle but this is a respectable weigh for the converted safety, Cravens could solidify his Day 2 projection by showing good speed and flexible hips during the on-field testing.

- Georgia outside linebacker Leonard Floyd is 6'6" 244 pounds with room to add muscle on his frame.  The bench press will be key for Floyd to show he has the raw strength to hold up against power rushing attacks.

- Georgia outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins has great size for a 3-4 outside linebacker at 6'3" 259 pounds and a 34 1/2" arm length.  He could fill Courtney Upshaw's two down run stuffer role if the Ravens let Upshaw walk in free agency.

- Ohio State linebacker Joshua Perry is slightly under the radar but could help teams in need of pass rush from the edge.  He check in with at a solid 6'4" 254 pounds with 33 7/8" reach.

- Virginia Tech cornerback Kendall Fuller measured in at 5'11" 187 pounds with a 31 1/2" arm length.  187 pounds is a touch light but Fuller can overcome this with a good showing on the bench press.  He also has 10" hands, among the best of all defensive backs which gives him a better ability to snag interceptions.

- Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey did not disappoint with his measurables.  At 6'1" 209 pounds and the second longest arms in the draft class with 33 3/8", Ramsey has the physical tools to be a very effective press man corner and the versatility to 'lay the wood' from a free safety role.

-Baylor cornerback Xavien Howard is a sleeper who is generating some buzz.  He has an NFL frame at 6' 201 pounds and could rise up draft boards with a good on-field performance.

- Notre Dame wide receiver Will Fuller posted a 4.32 second 40-yard dash time with a 1.52 second 10-yard split.  Fuller is one of the smaller receivers in the class so he needed a fast time, but his time is still impressive compared to the other wide receivers in a very slow class overall.

- Oklahoma wide receiver Sterling Shepard has good burst with a 1.55 second 10-yard split time, 4.49 second 40.  His measurable are almost identical to Randall Cobb, the prototype slot wide receiver in the NFL today.  Shepard tied Michigan State wide receiver Aaron Burbridge for most bench press reps at 20.

- Clemson wide receiver Charone Peake has had a quality combine.  At 6'2" 209 pounds with wide receiver best 34" arms, he has good size and ran a 4.46 second 40-yard dash.

- TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson had a great day, posting the best vertical jump at 41".  The receiver also put up an impressive broad jump and  top three times in both the 20 and 60-yard shuttle.  Doctson definitely improved his stock with the athletic testing, along with showing good hands and great body control in the drills.


- Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith is lighter than expected at 6'2" 223 pounds.  The lack of bulk is concerning and could hurt his draft stock.

- Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker has a slight frame at 5'11" 227 pounds.  The on field testing will be crucial for Striker's draft position as he attempts to prove he has the athleticism to play strong safety at this size.

- Clemson cornerback Mackensie Alexander is a bit shorter than expected at 5'10" 190 pounds and 31 3/8" arm length.  Alexander will not run the 40 yard dash at the combine, raising questions about his deep speed.

-  Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves measured in at 5'10" 204 pounds which was close to expectations.  However, Hargreaves has some of the shortest arms in the class at 30 5/8", he will need to post a good vertical leap to show he can defend against jump balls.

-  Auburn wide receiver Duke Williams had a lot to prove at the combine after being kicked off his college team.  He ran a relatively slow 4.73 second 40-yard dash.