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8 a.m.: The NFL combine drills have reached their halfway point, and on Day 5, we’ll see defensive linemen and linebackers going through speed, agility, explosion and positional drills. Some of the biggest freak athletes in this draft line up at defensive end and tackle, and we should see some record times from these players. BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah ran track before switching to football two years ago. At 6-foot-6, 270 pounds, it’s hard to know his 40 time, but it will likely turn some heads. Dion Jordan is another freak athlete. He’s a 6-foot-6, 248-pound linebacker that spent time in the slot covering wide receivers while at Oregon. He’s having shoulder surgery after the combine, but he’s set to take part in all speed and agility drills. Among the big boys at defensive tackle, Sheldon Richardson could have a huge day. He’s almost 300 pounds, and he looked comfortable dropping back into coverage during his time at Missouri. Sharrif Floyd of Florida is another interior linem...

Dion Jordan Runs Fast Forty-Yard Dash, 4.53 Seconds

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles Draft News NFLDraftTags: Dion JordanPhiladelphia EaglesSharrif FloydOregon Ducks linebacker/defensive end Dion Jordan, who played his college career for Chip Kelly ran a 4.53 forty-yard dash this morning in Indianapolis.  He’s weighing 248 pounds right now.  It was the fastest time of any defensive linemen, who has run the forty this morning...

Analyzing Draft Prospects: Dion Jordan

Categories: BREAKING NEWS News NFLDraftTags: Dion JordanPhiladelphia EaglesEvery year as the NFL Combine begins and the draft draws closer, more names come out and sneak into the draft grade of top ten or solidify first round projection. This year is no different. Dion Jordan, an Oregon “pass rusher”, is one of those guys. Jordan, who stands 6-6 and weighs in at 245 pounds...

Dion Jordan to undergo shoulder surgery, will be out 3-4 months

Former University of Oregon defensive end Dion Jordan announced that he’ll undergo shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum, after the combine.  He’ll take part in all the drills except the bench press at the combine.  Jordan is expected to be out for 3-4  months, but he should be ready for training camp. Dion Jordan 6-7, 248 at combine. Having surgery on torn labrum after...

Video: Jordan Making Progress

Oregon defensive lineman Dion Jordan took the podium at the NFL Scouting Combine, you can check out what he had to say to the media inside.

Oregon OLB/DE Dion Jordan To Miss 3 Months Or More After Labrum Surgery

One draft hopeful that has been linked to the Pittsburgh Steelers for the last several weeks is Oregon linebacker/defensive end Dion Jordan. On Saturday Jordan announced at the NFL Scouting Combine that he'll have surgery to repair a torn labrum. With his surgery just now taking place, Jordan is expected to be out of commission for at least three months, and maybe more. This...

Jordan Ascending Up Charts

Chip Kelly moved Dion Jordan early in his career at Oregon from offense to defense. Now Jordan finds himself ascending up the draft charts.

NFL Combine Updates: Lotulelei, Dion Jordan, Tavon Austin

Utah's Star Lotulelei who was predicted to be a lock Top 10 pick in the NFL Draft this year, will not be able to compete at the Combine due to an electrocardiogram that showed up a previously undisclosed heart condition, as reported by Chris Mortensen of Lotulelei was told to seek advice from a specialist, however will still hold interviews with would be employers,...

New liveblog: Oregon 77, Stanford 66 (Final)

Stanford’s second string did well enough to keep it closer than Oregon had at Maples, thanks to a 19-6 closing spurt. Your final is 77-66, Oregon. Carlos Emory led all scorers with 17, while Powell added 16 for the Cardinal.
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