Day One of the NFL Combine is in the books with offensive linemen and tightends running a gauntlet of tests this morning and early afternoon. As with any combine, there are always some eye-popping test results and Day One was no different. A few observations from today’s NFL Combine events.
This looks to be, for the most part, a highly athletic group of offensive linemen. Three players really stuck out based on their performances. University of Michigan OC David Molk (6’0″ 7/8 298) was able to do 41 repetitions of 225 pounds on the bench press, the third most since 2000 at the NFL Combine.
Iowa OG Adam Gettis had the unofficial lead in the 40-yard times, but once the numbers became official, he finished third, running a 5.00 flat. Gettis was impressive in other events however, posting an unofficial 1.65 at 10 yards. He also came in with the longest broad jump of any offensive lineman at 9′ 4″ and a 31.5 inch vertical jump.It was mentioned that as a fr...