Justin Blackmon's fast feet may have helped solidify his position as a top NFL draft prospect. It was his usually sure hands that let him down at Oklahoma State's pro day.
Blackmon ran the 40-yard dash in a shade under 4.5 seconds in front of dozens of NFL scouts and three head coaches Friday, eliminating one of the question marks remaining after he skipped the event at the combine.
''I felt pretty good when I ran it. You can't really predict what times you're running but I felt good starting off and getting everything going,'' Blackmon said.
The low point of two-time All-American receiver's workout came when two of the 15 passes thrown to him went off his hands and incomplete. Blackmon did catch two 50-yard passes from fellow pro prospect Brandon Weeden, who completed 42 of 52 passes with several of the incompletions glancing off his receivers' hands.
''Brandon put the ball on the spots,'' said Blackmon, a two-time Biletnikoff Award winner and potential top five pick. ''We had ...