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Top Combine performers: LB

Posted by Nick Scurfield on February 28, 2012 – 5:52 pm

*This article is part of our 2012 Path to the Draft coverage presented by Warehouse Pool Supply

Linebackers and defensive linemen went through drills on Sunday and Monday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Here are the top-five performers in various categories (full results available at NFL.com):

40-yard dash
ILB Mychal Kendricks, California: 4.47
OLB Zach Brown, North Carolina: 4.50
OLB Bruce Irvin, West Virginia: 4.50
ILB Luke Kuechly, Boston College: 4.58
OLB Demario Davis, Arkansas State: 4.61

Bench press
OLB Ronnell Lewis, Oklahoma: 36
OLB Nick Perry, USC: 35
OLB Scott Solomon, Rice: 34
OLB Demario Davis, Arkansas State: 32
OLB Miles Burris, San Diego State: 31

Vertical Jump
ILB Mychal Kendricks, California: 39.5
OLB Demario Davis, Arkansas State: 38.5
OLB Nick Perry, USC: 38.5
ILB Luke Kuechly, Boston College: 38.0
OLB Miles Burris, San Diego State: 37.5

Broad jump
ILB Mychal Kendricks, California: 10’7”
OLB Demario Davis, Arkansas State: 10’4”
ILB James-Michael Johnson, Nevada: 10’4”
OLB Nick Perry, USC: 10’4”
OLB Scott Solomon, Rice: 10’4”
OLB Tahir Whitehead, Temple: 10’4”

3-Cone Drill
OLB Bruce Irvin, West Virginia: 6.70
OLB Melvin Ingram, South Carolina: 6.83
OLB Nathan Stupar, Penn State: 6.84
ILB Tank Carder, Texas Christian: 6.89
OLB Jake Bequette, Arkansas: 6.90
OLB Vinny Curry, Marshall: 6.90
ILB Chris Galippo, USC: 6.90

20-yard shuttle
OLB Bruce Irvin, West Virginia: 4.03
OLB Jake Bequette, Arkansas: 4.07
OLB Brandon Marshall, Nevada: 4.09
ILB Chris Galippo, USC: 4.10
ILB Luke Kuechly, Boston College: 4.12


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