2013 NFL combine results: Tommy Bohanon leads running backs at bench press

Jeremy Brevard-US PRESSWIRE

The relatively unknown Wake Forest runner is projected by most to be a fullback in the NFL.

The mark for most repetitions of the 225-pound bench press at the 2013 NFL Combine was tied on Saturday by relatively unknown Wake Forest fullback Tommy Bohanon after he put up 36 reps. Only Ohio offensive lineman Eric Herman matched the mark during his attempt at the drill on Friday.

While that number is expected to fall when the defensive lineman take on the drill on Sunday, particularly defensive tackle Jesse Williams, it was the most of the running backs who took on the bench press on Saturday.

Some of the most high-profile players of the running back class did not elect to participate in the bench press on Saturday, including Joseph Randle and Eddie Lacy; however, Giovani Bernard did and finished with 19 reps. That's an underwhelming number compared to Bohanon, but is a respectable amount for a 5'8 running back.

Other notable bench press performances included 31 reps from Arkansas's Knile Davis and 27 from Vanderbilt's Zach Stacy.

Here are the full results of the running backs:

Player School Height Weight Bench Press Reps
C.J. Anderson California 5-8 224 17
Montee Ball Wisconsin 5-11 214 15
Kenjon Barner Oregon 5-9 196 20
Le'Veon Bell Michigan State 6-1 230 24
Giovani Bernard North Carolina 5-8 202 19
Tommy Bohanon Wake Forest 6-1 246 36
Zach Boren Ohio State 5-11 238 25
Rex Burkhead Nebraska 5-10 214 21
Knile Davis Arkansas 5-10 227 31
Andre Ellington Clemson 5-9 199
Michael Ford LSU 5-9 210 25
Johnathan Franklin UCLA 5-10 205 18
Mike Gillislee Florida 5-11 208 15
Ray Graham Pittsburgh 5-9 199 18
D.J. Harper Boise State 5-9 211 23
Montel Harris Temple 5-8 208 19
Mike James Miami 5-10 223 28
Jawan Jamison Rutgers 5-7 203 20
Stefphon Jefferson Nevada 5-10 213 15
Eddie Lacy Alabama 5-11 231
Marcus Lattimore South Carolina 5-11 221
Zach Line SMU 6-0 232 26
Miguel Maysonet Stony Brook 5-9 209 20
Onterio Mccalebb Auburn 5-10 168
Christine Michael Texas A&M 5-10 220 27
Lonnie Pryor Florida State 5-11 227 17
Joseph Randle Oklahoma State 6-0 204
Theo Riddick Notre Dame 5-10 201
Robbie Rouse Fresno State 5-6 190 15
Zac Stacy Vanderbilt 5-8 216 27
Stepfan Taylor Stanford 5-9 214 17
Chris Thompson Florida State 5-7 192 21
Matthew Tucker Texas Christian 6-0 221 17
Spencer Ware LSU 5-10 228
Kerwynn Williams Utah State 5-8 195 17
Braden Wilson Kansas State 6-3 251 22
George Winn Cincinnati 5-10 218 22
Cierre Wood Notre Dame 5-11 213 16

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