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Alabama Crimson Tide at the NFL Combine: Bench Press Results and Schedule Thread

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40 yard dash today for four Tide players.

Ryan Kelly is ready for the spotlight.
Ryan Kelly is ready for the spotlight.
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Today begins the first day of the all-important on-field workouts in the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine. For an explanation of the drills, click here.

BENCH PRESS RESULTS

The bench press is a count of how many reps a player can bench 225 lbs. Below is a select group of the RBs. For the full list, click here:

Running Backs:

Name School Height Weight Reps
Andy Janovich Nebraska 6'1 238 30
Dan Vitale Northwestern 6'1 239 30
Soma Vainuku Southern Cal 5'11 246 26
Keith Marshall Georgia 5'11 219 25
Derrick Henry Alabama 6'2 247 22
Brandon Wilds South Carolina 6'1 220 21
Peyton Barber Auburn 5'1 228 20
Tra Carson Texas A&M 5'11 227 19
Alex Collins Arkansas 5'10 217 18
Glenn Gronkowski Kansas State 6'2 239 17
Jordan Howard* Indiana 6'0 230 16
Jonathan Williams Arkansas 5'11 220 16
Kelvin Taylor Florida 5'10 207 15
Kenyan Drake
Alabama 6'1 210 10
Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State 6'0 225 DNP**
CJ Prosise Notre Dame 6'0 220 DNP**

*Formerly of UAB.
**He scurred.

Of the 18 running backs, Derrick Henry had the fifth most. Kenyan Drake was 16th but remember that he broke his arm just a few months ago. Ezekiel Elliott didn't want to mess up his hair.

Offensive Linemen:

Below is a partial list of offensive linemen. For a full list, clicky-clicky.

Name School Height Weight Reps
Christian Westerman Arizona State 6'3 298 34
Connor McGovern Missouri 6'4 306 33
Stephane Nembot Colorado 6'6 322 32
Jason Spriggs Indiana 6'6 301 31
Spencer Drango Baylor 6'6 315 30
Joshua Garnett Stanford 6'4 312 30
Ryan Kelly Alabama 6'4 311 26
Alexander Vadal LSU 6'5 326 25
Jack Conklin Michigan State 6'6 308 25
Evan Boehm Missouri 6'2 309 24
Germain Ifedi Texas A&M 6'6 324 24
Jerald Hawkins LSU 6'6 305 23
Shon Coleman Auburn 6'5 307 22
Brandon Shell South Carolina 6'5 324 22
Sebastian Tretole Arkansas 6'4 314 22
Joe Cheek Texas A&M 6'6 295 20
Dominick Jackson Alabama 6'5 313 20
Fahn Cooper Ole Miss 6'4 303 19
Denver Kirkland Arkansas 6'4 335 19
Ronnie Stanley Notre Dame 6'6 312 DNP**
John Theus Georgia 6'6 313 DNP**
Laremy Tunsil Ole Miss 6'4 310 DNP**
Avery Young Auburn 6'5 328 DNP**

**He scurred.

Of 53 offensive linemen at the Combine, 45 participated in the bench press. Ryan Kelly pushed the bar up a respectable 26 times for 17th most. Dominick Jackson was tied for 35th.

SCHEDULE:

Group 1 (PK, ST, OL), Group 2 (OL: Kelly, Jackson), Group 3 (RB: Henry, Drake) - On-Field Workout (timing, stations, skill drills).

Bama has no participants in Group 1. Below is the schedule for that group:

40-Yard Dash - Completed
Positional Skill Drills - Completed
Vertical Leap & Broad Jump - Completed
Three-Cone & Shuttle Drills - Completed

Group 2 will include Kelly and Jackson.

40-Yard Dash - Completed
Positional Skill Drills - Completed
Vertical Leap & Broad Jump - Completed
Three-Cone & Shuttle Drills - Completed

Group 3 will be the running backs including Henry and Drake:

40-Yard Dash - Completed
Positional Skill Drills - In Progress
Vertical Leap & Broad Jump - Completed
Three-Cone & Shuttle Drills - In Progress

Group 4 (QB, WR), Group 5 (QB, WR), Group 6 (TE) - no Bama players.

Group 7 (DL), Group 8 (DL: Jarran Reed, A'Shawn Robinson), Group 9 (LB: Reggie Ragland) - Measurements, Medical Examinations, Media, Interviews.

Group 10 (DB: Cyrus Jones), Group 11 (DB) - Registration, Hospital Pre-Exam & X-rays, Orientation, Interviews.

RESULTS:

We will list results of Bama players and a few others as they come in.

DOMINICK JACKSON did not run.
RYAN KELLY runs an awesome 4.93!
KENYAN DRAKE runs an unofficial 4.44 in the 40.
DERRICK HENRY has a Vertical Jump of 37". Unofficial 4.52 in the 40.

  • LSU's Vadal Alexander had the slowest 40 time of Group 1 at 5.57. Caleb Benenoch of UCLA was the fastest with 4.98. Michigan State's Jack Conklin was second in the first group at 5.00.
  • Laremy Tunsil passes on the 40 as well. Why did he even bother to show up at all?
  • In the second group Indiana's Jason Spriggs runs a 4.85. Joe Thuney NC State is second with a 4.86, and Alabama's Ryan Kelly is third at 4.93. These are the top three times on the day for OL.
  • 's Ezekiel Elliott had a vertical of 32.5".
Name School 40
Jason Spriggs Indiana 4.85 U
Joe Thuney North Carolina St 4.86 U
Ryan Kelly Alabama 4.93 U
Caleb Benenoch UCLA 4.98
Jack Conklin Michigan St 5.00
Cody Whitehair Kansas St 5.00 U
Jake Brendel UCLA 5.01
Connor Mcgovern Missouri 5.07 U
Tyler Johnstone Oregon 5.12 U
Graham Glasgow Michigan 5.13
Ronnie Stanley Notre Dame 5.13 U
Isaac Seumalo Oregon St 5.15 U
John Theus Georgia 5.15 U
Le'raven Clark Texas Tech 5.16
Joe Haeg North Dakota St 5.16
Fahn Cooper Mississippi 5.17
Chris Westerman Arizona St 5.17 U
Joe Dahl Washington St 5.18
Alex Lewis Nebraska 5.18 U
Cole Toner Harvard 5.18 U
Darrell Greene San Diego St 5.20
Jerald Hawkins Louisiana St 5.20 U
Brandon Shell South Carolina 5.20 U
Taylor Decker Ohio St 5.23
Nick Martin Notre Dame 5.23 U
Alex Redmond UCLA 5.23 U
Halapoulivaati Vaitai Texas Christian 5.23 U
Germain Ifedi Texas A&M 5.25 U
Parker Ehinger Cincinnati 5.26
Matt Skura Duke 5.26 U
Spencer Drango Baylor 5.27
Willie Beavers Western Michigan 5.28
Nila Kasitati Oklahoma 5.28 U
Jack Allen Michigan St 5.29
Joshua Garnett Stanford 5.32
Stephane Nembot Colorado 5.32 U
Sebastian Tretola Arkansas 5.32 U
Evan Boehm Missouri 5.33
Dominique Robertson West Georgia 5.34 U
Avery Young Auburn 5.35 U
Austin Blythe Iowa 5.36
Pearce Slater San Diego St 5.36 U
Landon Turner North Carolina 5.45 U
Denver Kirkland Arkansas 5.46 U
Tyler Marz Wisconsin 5.51 U
Vadal Alexander Louisiana St 5.57
Joe Cheek Texas A&M -
Shon Coleman Auburn -
Dominick Jackson Alabama -
Kyle Murphy Stanford -
Rees Odhiambo Boise St -
Max Tuerk Southern California -
Laremy Tunsil Mississippi -