Fournette's weigh-in at the combine initially overshadowed some of his workout numbers as some scouts feared that 240 pounds would have an impact on his explosiveness as a 6-0 back. This scout was one of hundreds of National Football League personnel in attendance as all 32 National Football League teams were represented, including five head coaches (Jets' Todd Bowles, Lions' Jim Caldwell, Saints' Sean Payton, Steelers' Mike Tomlin and Titans' Mike Mularkey).
Former Alabama standout safety Landon Collins was drafted by the New York Giants at the top of the second round and has developed into one of the game's best at the position. He didn't do that, running a 4.56 40 at the 2017 NFL Scouting combine. He ran a 4.33 in the 40-yard dash, blowing away his 4.56 mark from the Combine run.
"I did have something to prove for myself in the 40, and that was to come out and run a faster time".
Things that have happened while we've waited for April to give birth
She was very "with it" but then became very distracted and as Corey put it, "would have walked right through me". April's vet says all the clinical signs that the giraffe would give birth at any time remained Sunday night.
The 2017 NFL Draft is a few weeks away and one of the top running backs in the draft made a statement Wednesday. "Basically I wanted to show everybody that I can lose the weight. I'm gonna play good at any weight I want to". It really doesn't matter. "So I definitely put my mind to it and I worked hard at it".
Fournette said he is completely healthy after a season in which he was hampered by a lingering ankle injury. Not only did Fournette decline to jump again, but he also opted against participate in the broad jump or any of the cone drills - tests he also declined to perform at the Combine.
Adams was a leader on one of the stingiest defenses in the nation last season and finished his LSU career with 209 tackles - including17.5 tackles for losses - along with five interceptions and two sacks in 37 games.