Christian McCaffrey got off to a great start in proving any doubters wrong at the NFL Combine on Friday. Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

The quickness and speed you saw out of Christian McCaffrey during his time at Stanford has been confirmed with a stopwatch at the NFL Combine.

The former Cardinal running back had a stellar day in Indianapolis on Friday. He ran a 4.48 40-yard dash time, and then he posted one of the best 3-cone drills by a running back at the combine in nearly 15 years.

McCaffrey is somewhat on the small side, which may scare some teams off. But given what he did at Stanford as a rusher, receiver, punt returner, and kick returner, you’d be foolish not to take him. He seems like he could provide similar value to Darren Sproles, but with more potential to be used as a rusher.

Expect him to go in the first two rounds of the draft.

QUIZ: Name the 2015 college football first-team All-Americans

The 2015 College football consensus first-team All-Americans were honored as the best players in each position following the conclusion of the fall football season. These players were chose by various selector committees. How many of the 26 consensus All-Americans can you name?

Clue: Position-School-Year

QB - So. Clemson
Deshaun Watson
RB - So. LSU
Leonard Fournette
RB - Jr. Alabama
Derrick Henry
WR - Jr. Baylor
Corey Coleman
WR - Sr. TCU
Josh Doctson
TE - Jr. Arkansas
Hunter Henry
OT - Sr. Ohio State
Taylor Decker
OT - Sr. Baylor
Spencer Drango
OT - Sr. Notre Dame
Ronnie Stanley
G - Sr. Stanford
Joshua Garnett
C - Sr. Alabama
Ryan Kelly
DE - Jr. Ohio State
Joey Bosa
DE - Jr. Clemson
Shaq Lawson
DE - Sr. Penn St.
Carl Nassib
DT - Jr. Alabama
A'Shawn Robinson
LB - Sr. Alabama
Reggie Ragland
LB - Sr. Temple
Tyler Matakevich
LB - Jr. Notre Dame
Jaylon Smith
S - Sr. Duke
Jeremy Cash
S - Jr. Florida State
Jalen Ramsey
CB - Jr. Florida
Vernon Hargreaves
CB - Jr. Iowa
Desmond King
K - Sr. UCLA
Ka'imi Fairbairn
P - Sr. Utah
Tom Hackett
AP, KR - So, Tennessee
Evan Berry
AP, KR - So. Stanford
Christian McCaffrey

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.


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