Found February 24, 2013 on
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Offensive tackle Lane Johnson, 6 foot-6, 303 pounds out of Oklahoma, wanted all the scouts to know that he was going to break the 40-yard dash record for an offensive lineman at the NFL Scouting Combine. The record was 4.84. He ran a 4.72, which would have set the record for any other year. Unfortunately for Johnson, [...]
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Former Oklahoma Sooners star Landry Jones' 40-yard dash was more awkward than an eHarmony first date.
Back in 2008, a running back out of East Carolina announced his presence on the NFL scene with a blazing 4.24 40-yard dash time at the NFL Combine. While many have speculated as to whether Texas WR Marquise Goodwin can best Chris Johnson’s 2008 time, an offensive tackle has momentarily stolen the show in what is probably the most popular drill every year in Indianapolis.
After two years as the defensive line coach at Michigan, Jerry Montgomery is moving on. The 32-year old former Iowa standout is heading to Oklahoma to work for another former Hawkeye, Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops.
11:28 a.m.: The guard that Mike Mayock is touting as the best player in the draft, Chance Warmack, ran a 5.55 40-yard dash with a 1.85 10-yard split. That time is a little disappointing, but overall it shouldn’t matter.
Menelik Watson was supposed to light up the 40, but turned in an only respectable 5.25.
11:18 a.m.: These incredible 40 times for linemen just keep coming in...
8 a.m. ET: Day 1 of the combine is officially upon us, and you know what that means: draft season has officially begun. The offensive linemen and tight ends will be out on display, and this is a great class for both positions.
Among the offensive linemen, Oklahoma offensive tackle Lane Johnson is supposed to test the best. He’s a former quarterback and tight end prospect who could...
NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners and Bears are battling it out in a rematch, and Sooners Illustrated is on the scene.
NORMAN, Okla. — The Sooners put a beatdown on the Baylor Bears Saturday afternoon inside Lloyd Noble Center, wiping them much worse than the 90-76 final score might indicate.
4:04 p.m.: At the end of the day, Terron Armstead and Chris Gragg came out the winners of the 40-yard dash with 4.71 and 4.50 times respectively, but that wasn’t the only drill of the day.
The Patriots value the 3-cone highly for all positions. It’s the best indicator of agility at the combine and Tyler Eifert was the only player to time lower than seven seconds. Notre Dame’s...