2017 NFL Draft Profile: Obi Melifonwu, UConn

Melifonwu was a bright spot on a team that struggled in 2016 and could sneak into the first round. Obi Melifonwu- Safety, UConn Huskies HEIGHT: 6’3” WEIGHT: 217 ARM LENGTH: 32 1/2" HANDS: 9 1/8” PROJECTED ROUND: 2nd ROUND 40 YD DASH (NFL Combine): 4.40 sec BENCH PRESS (NFL Combine): 17 VERTICAL (NFL Combine): 44” BROAD JUMP (NFL Combine): 141” Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports ...
Via Underdog Dynasty
April 18, 2017

Obi Melifonwu NFL Draft Profile

Get to know Connecticut cornerback Obi Melifonwu with our latest NFL Draft Profile.
Via CSN Chicago
April 15, 2017

5 Things to Know About Obi Melifonwu

A few interesting facts about the Connecticut safety.
April 12, 2017

10 NFL prospects who are rising, falling heading into draft

The 2017 NFL draft is about a month away, and the draft board looks like a Chutes and Ladders board with all the names going up and down.These players have seen their draft stock fluctuate wildly and probably have to brace for another roller coaster month before they finally know their future.(NFL Draft Scout and were used for scouting reports.) Rising: Gareon Conley, CB...
Via The Sports Daily
March 27, 2017  |  Discuss

5 players whose 2017 NFL Draft stock is rising

The 2017 NFL Combine has come and gone, but as it’s always been intended, the week-long event in Indianapolis helped many young prospects boost their draft stock with quality performances. And with Pro Days now being held around the county, even more prospects are helping their cause by showing NFL scouts they’re a cut above the rest.While much will change between now and the 2017...
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March 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Prospect Preview: SS Obi Melifonwu

I want all the defensive backs. The motto has not changed. In a class that’s completely loaded with talent at both corner and safety, Reggie needs to focus on the future of the group and start investing. I hope. Today, we’re looking at a safety from the University of Connecticut. Yes, Connecticut. I’ve heard he’s
Via Raiders Beat
March 25, 2017

2017 NFL Draft Profile: Connecticut S Obi Melifonwu

As part of our coverage leading up to the 2017 NFL Draft we will provide profiles of more than 100 prospects, including a scouting report
Via CSN Chicago
March 20, 2017

NFL Combine changes draft targets for the Jacksonville Jaguars

The NFL Combine took place over the past weekend, and many players affected their draft stock with their performances. Most noticeably, Texas A&M star Myles Garrett proved that he is the #1 overall prospect with his extreme athleticism. Another standout was Connecticut safety Obi Melifonwu, who shined in the 40-yard dash and impressed with a 44-inch vertical jump. Melifonwu also...
March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Biggest winners, losers from 2017 NFL Scouting Combine

After a week of being poked and prodded, a week of lifting, running, jumping and being grilled, NFL hopefuls can finally put the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine in their rear-view mirror.While the combine isn’t the end all, be all when it comes to evaluating talent, it does serve a valuable service. Interviews are critically important, and so is comporting oneself in a professional manner...
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March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Obi Melifonwu Interview | UCONN Huskies Safety

DraftSeason: Obi, you raised a lot of eye brows during your week at Mobile for the Senior Bowl, what did you take away from your time with some of the best in the nation?Obi Melifonwu: One thing I took away from my time with some of the best in the nation, was that we are all trying to reach our dreams that we set forth as little kids. I also took away the fact that this game teaches...
Via DraftSeason
February 01, 2017

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