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2016 NFL Scouting Combine Awards


The NFL Scouting Combine is now officially complete. How about we hand out some awards for the top finishers in every measurable?

Here are the four main events and (personally titled) awards:


Here's a gallery from the defensive back workouts that took place at the 2016 NFL Combine (AP).

Rocketman Award**: The player with the fastest 40-yard dash time.

He-Man Award: The player with most reps of 225 pounds

Jumpman Award: The player with the highest vertical jump

Superman Award: The player with the longest broad jump

Also, see below for the NFL Combine MVP. Here are your awards...


Winner: Keith Marshall, RB (Georgia) – 4.31 Seconds

Runner-Up: Will Fuller, WR (Notre Dame) – 4.32 seconds

Bronze Medalist: Jonathon Jones, DB (Auburn) – 4.33 seconds

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Winner:** Christian Westerman, OL (Arizona State) – 34 reps

Runner-Up: Connor McGovern, OL (Missouri) – 33 reps

Chris Mayes, DL (Georgia) – also had 33 reps

Bronze Medalist: Stephane Nembot, OL (Clolorado) – 32 reps

Matthew Ioannidis DL (Temple), Ronald Blair DL (Appalachian State) also had 32 reps.

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Winner: Daniel Lasco, RB (California) – 41.5 inches

Jalen Ramsey DB (Florida State) also with 41.5

Runner-Up: Dadi Nicholas, DL (Virginia Tech) – 41.0 inches

Josh Doctson WR (TCU), DeAndre Elliott DB (Colorado State), Sterling Shepard WR (Oklahoma) also had 41.0 inches.

Bronze Medalist: Corey Coleman, WR (Baylor) – 40.5 inches

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Winner:** Jalen Ramsey, DB (Florida State) – 135 inches (11' 3")

Daniel Lasco RB (California) also had 135

Runner-Up: Darron Lee (Ohio State) – 133 inches (11' 1")

Bronze Medalist: Keanu Neal, S (Florida) – 132 (11 feet)

Ricardo Louis WR (Auburn), D.J. White DC (Georgia Tech), Josh Doctson WR (TCU) also had 132 inches.


The NFL Combine MVP could go in two different directions.

On one hand, Florida State cornerback Jalen Ramsey solidified his placement as a top-five pick in this year's draft and could very easily be the first defensive player taken instead of Joey Bosa.

Ramsey – 6-foot-1, 202 pounds – ran the 40-yard dash in 4.41 seconds while finishing with the top vertical jump (41.5 inches) and broad jump (11-feet, three inches) marks among cornerbacks.

On the other, Alabama running back Derrick Henry, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, stood out based on what he did with his 6-foot-3, 247-pound frame.

Henry ran the 40-yard dash in 4.54 second while recording a 37-inch vertical jump, a 130-inch broad jump and running the 60-yard shuffle in 11.5 seconds.

While Henry's numbers could be cause for a team to bite on him earlier than expected, we'll give the edge to Ramsey here.

(-- Stephen Czarda)




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