The 2016 NFL Combine comes to an end with defensive backs showing their skills. Bama cornerback Cyrus Jones wrapped it up with a respectable showing:
Weight: 197 lbs.
Arm Length: 31 3/8"
Hands: 9 1/8"
40: 4.49 sec.
Bench: 10 reps
Vertical Leap: 33.0 Inches
Broad Jump: 116.0 Inches
3 Cone Drill: 6.71 sec. - second fastest.
20-Yd Shuffle: 4.21 sec.
The numbers really don't tell the whole story. Scouts were wowed by Jones' technique and footwork - something that doesn't show up on a list of digits.
Bucky Brooks, NFL.com
Cyrus Jones, CB, Alabama: Jones is rarely mentioned as one of the top cover corners in the draft, but he is certainly generating buzz in the scouting community due to his steady overall game. The Alabama standout checked all of the boxes (speed, footwork, movement skills and hands) during the workout, exhibiting the agility and technical skills that coaches covet in nickel corners. Jones flawlessly executes turns and transitions in space while also displaying exceptional balance and body control in drills. Not to mention, Jones catches the ball effortlessly on punt returns and looks like a potential two-phase contributor as a young player.
40-Yard Dash for DBs:
|Jackson III, William||Houston||4.37|
|Williams, Brandon||Texas A&M||4.37|
|Apple, Eli||Ohio St.||4.40|
|Ramsey, Jalen||Florida St.||4.41|
|Smith, Ryan||North Carolina Central||4.47|
|White, D.J.||Georgia Tech||4.49|
|Burris, Juston||N.C. State||4.53|
|Sims, LeShaun||Southern Utah||4.53|
|Elliott, DeAndre||Colorado St.||4.55|
|Harris, De'Vante||Texas A&M||4.56|
|Calhoun, Taveze||Mississippi St.||4.58|
|Worley, Daryl||West Virginia||4.64|
|Miller, Harlan||Southeastern Louisiana||4.65|
|Peterson, Kevin||Oklahoma St.||4.66|
|Hall, Deiondre'||Northern Iowa||4.68|
|Wallace, Cleveland||San Jose St.||4.68|
|Pruitt, Jimmy||San Jose St.||4.73|
|Russell, KeiVarae||Notre Dame||-|
|Redmond, Will||Mississippi St.||-|
|Fuller, Kendall||Virginia Tech||-|