Penn State Speed?
We all had high expectations for Saquon Barkley’s NFL Scouting Combine performance this past weekend because he is a very special player who will not accept anything short of perfection from himself. All the NFL Network announcers were all ga-ga over Saquon’s 40-yard dash time of 4.40 seconds, his vertical leap of 41″, and his 29 reps on the bench press.
Other standout competitors from Penn State include Marcus Allen, Mike Gesicki and DaeSean Hamilton, but we also saw a superb performance from an unheralded and unexpected late bloomer. Riddle me this: Barkley’s superb time of 4.40 was beaten by only one running back at the NFL Scouting Combine, but he wasn’t the best in the 40 from Penn State. So, which of the PSU participants beat him? [Read more…]