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Defenders take Combine stage

Posted Mar 2, 2010

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Wake Forest's Brandon Ghee led all Combine cornerbacks with a 40-yard dash time of 4.45 seconds. (PHOTO: ASSOCIATED PRESS)


Defensive players stepped onto the Lucas Oil Stadium field in Indianapolis for their workouts as the Scouting Combine concluded this week.

Below are the best 40-yard dash times and bench-press tallies for defenders, broken down by position.

BEST 40-YARD DASH TIMES
DEFENSIVE LINE
PLAYER SCHOOL TIME
Dexter Davis Arizona State 4.64 seconds
Everson Griffen USC 4.66 seconds
Arthur Moats James Madison 4.66 seconds
Jerry Hughes TCU 4.69 seconds
Ricky Sapp Clemson 4.70 seconds
Carlos Dunlap Florida 4.71 seconds
Sergio Kindle Texas 4.71 seconds
Brandon Graham Michigan 4.72 seconds
Jason Worilds Virginia Tech 4.72 seconds
Rahim Alem LSU 4.75 seconds
LINEBACKERS
PLAYER SCHOOL TIME
Jamar Chaney Mississippi State 4.54 seconds
Dekoda Watson Florida State 4.56 seconds
Kavell Conner Clemson 4.63 seconds
Cody Grimm Virginia Tech 4.64 seconds
Harry Coleman LSU 4.65 seconds
Keenan Clayton Oklahoma 4.66 seconds
Daryl Washington TCU 4.66 seconds
Simoni Lawrence Minnesota 4.68 seconds
Sean Weatherspoon Missouri 4.68 seconds
A.J. Edds Iowa 4.71 seconds
CORNERBACKS
PLAYER SCHOOL TIME
Brandon Ghee Wake Forest 4.45 seconds
Chris Cook Virginia 4.46 seconds
Akwasi Owusu-Ansah Indiana (Pa.) 4.47 seconds
David Pender Purdue 4.47 seconds
Kareem Jackson Alabama 4.48 seconds
Devin McCourty Rutgers 4.48 seconds
Kevin Thomas USC 4.48 seconds
SAFETIES
PLAYER SCHOOL TIME
Taylor Mays USC 4.43 seconds
Eric Berry Tennessee 4.47 seconds
Major Wright Florida 4.48 seconds

BEST BENCH PRESS TOTALS
DEFENSIVE LINE
PLAYER SCHOOL REPETITIONS
Jeff Owens Georgia 44
Linval Joseph East Carolina 39
Geno Atkins Georgia 34
Torell Troup Central Florida 34
Brian Price UCLA 34
Thaddeus Gibson Ohio State 32
C.J. Wilson East Carolina 32
Ndamukong Suh Nebraska 32
Everson Griffen USC 32
Brandon Graham Michigan 31
Cam Thomas North Carolina 31
Mike Neal Purdue 31
LINEBACKERS
PLAYER SCHOOL REPETITIONS
Donald Butler Washington 35
Sean Weatherspoon Missouri 34
Micah Johnson Kentucky 31
Mike McLaughlin Boston College 29
Keenan Clayton Oklahoma 27
Kion Wilson South Florida 27
Boris Lee Troy 27
Pat Angerer Iowa 26
Jamar Chaney Mississippi State 26
Navorro Bowman Penn State 26
CORNERBACKS
PLAYER SCHOOL REPETITIONS
Kyle Wilson Boise State 25
Brian Jackson Oklahoma 20
Kevin Thomas USC 19
SAFETIES
PLAYER SCHOOL REPETITIONS
Lucien Antoine Oklahoma State 28
Reshad Jones Georgia 24
Kyle McCarthy Notre Dame 24
Taylor Mays USC 24
Kam Chancellor Virginia Tech 22
Myron Rolle Florida State 21
Earl Thomas Texas 21
Eric Berry Tennessee 19
T.J. Ward Oregon 19
Kurt Coleman Ohio State 19