Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 2/27/13
Who among us has not suffered a Shamarko Thomas moment in life? Taking a header at the end of a 40-yard dash in the NFL Combine (or tripping on one's gown on the way to the stage at the Oscars) is life's way of reminding us we are human---and ultimately fallible, But Thomas survives...and will prevail in the NFL Draft. As Frank Perdue of gamedayr.com reminds us, Shamarko Thomas can handle a little physical abuse. At 213 pounds, in fact, the former Syracuse star is poised to dole some out at the next level — and he proved that at the 2013 NFL Combine. Thomas put up 225 pounds a whopping 28 times, the most reps of any defensive back. He also posted an insanely impressive 40.5-inch vertical leap--- and officially clocked in his 40-yard dash at an explosive 4.42 seconds. However, it is what happened right after crossing the finish line that is going to make the blogosphere rounds, not Thomas’ spectacular overall Combine performance.The dude bit it hard, taking a tumble o...
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