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Alabama Crimson Tide at the NFL Combine: Cyrus Jones

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Cyrus Jones runs the 40.
Cyrus Jones runs the 40.
Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

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:

Height: 5'10"
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.

NFL combine Day 4, winners and losers

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:

NAME COLLEGE TIME(seconds)
Jones, Jonathan Auburn 4.33
Brown, Anthony Purdue 4.35
Jackson III, William Houston 4.37
Williams, Brandon Texas A&M 4.37
Seymour, Kevon USC 4.39
Apple, Eli Ohio St. 4.40
Ramsey, Jalen Florida St. 4.41
Crawley, Ken Colorado 4.43
Burns, Artie Miami 4.46
Davis, Sean Maryland 4.46
Young, Tavon Temple 4.46
Boddy-Calhoun, Briean Minnesota 4.47
Smith, Ryan North Carolina Central 4.47
Jones, Cyrus Alabama 4.49
Canady, Maurice Virginia 4.49
Murray, Eric Minnesota 4.49
Robinson, Rashard LSU 4.49
White, D.J. Georgia Tech 4.49
Bradberry, James Samford 4.50
Hargreaves, Vernon Florida 4.50
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
Howard, Xavien Baylor 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
Sanchez, Zack Oklahoma -
Russell, KeiVarae Notre Dame -
Redmond, Will Mississippi St. -
Fuller, Kendall Virginia Tech -
Alexander, Mackensie Clemson -