NFL Combine drills 2017: Full running backs results

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL Combine is an opportunity for teams and college football’s top players alike. Franchises get the opportunity to better know prospects and see them in action, albeit in workout situations that fail to properly simulate the conditions of an actual game. Prospects earn the chance to impress scouts and boost their draft stock, improving both their odds of earning a roster spot and the value of their rookie contracts.

The combine got underway in earnest Thursday when running backs, offensive linemen, and special teamers took to the bench press to showcase their strength. The activities will continue all the way through Sunday as NCAA standouts take to the turf for the first time since bowl season ended.

While tailbacks like Leonard Fournette and Dalvin Cook remain high on draft boards, their low numbers in the vertical jump raised eyebrows. Fournette in particular isn’t having a great combine, though his 4.51-second 40 time was impressive for a 240-pound back. UNC’s T.J. Logan led the group in the 40-yard dash with a time of 4.37 seconds.

Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey wowed everyone with his athleticism. He put up top numbers in almost every category, and his 3-cone drill was the second-best by a running back since 2003.

Meanwhile, big performances from less-heralded players like Donnel Pumphrey, Kareem Hunt, and Brian Hill could be the difference between Day 2 or Day 3 selections — or even being drafted at all. Samaje Perine has already made an impact, cranking out an impressive 30 reps at the bench press — six more than the next-closest invitee.

Tennessee’s Alvin Kamara has turned heads, too, especially with his 39.5-inch vertical jump.

Unfortunately for Texas running back D’Onta Foreman, he had to pull out of the rest of the drills on Friday with a stress fracture in his foot.

Full results for each position group at the Combine can be found here.

Here’s the full list of results from this year’s crop of running backs at the 2017 NFL Combine. Key events like the 40-yard dash and agility drills take place Friday. We’ll have all the times and other important stats as they roll in.

Running Back combine results

Player College Height Weight Arm Length Hands Bench Press 40 Yard Dash Vertical Jump Broad Jump 3 Cone Drill 20 Yard Shuttle 60 Yard Shuttle
Player College Height Weight Arm Length Hands Bench Press 40 Yard Dash Vertical Jump Broad Jump 3 Cone Drill 20 Yard Shuttle 60 Yard Shuttle
Christopher Carson Oklahoma St. 6'0 218 33 1/4" 9 5/8" 23 4.58 37" 130" DNP DNP DNP
Corey Clement Wisconsin 5'10 220 30 1/2" 9 3/4" 19 4.68 28.5" 115" DNP DNP DNP
Tarik Cohen North Carolina A&T 5'6 179 29 3/4" 10 1/8" 11 4.42 31.5" 118" DNP DNP DNP
James Conner Pittsburgh 3'1 233 31 1/4" 9 7/8" 20 4.65 29" 113" DNP DNP DNP
Dalvin Cook Florida St. 5'10 210 32 3/8" 9 /14" 22 4.49 30.5" 116" 7.27 4.53 DNP
Justin Davis USC 6'1 208 31" 9 5/8" 21 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Matt Dayes N.C. State 5'9 205 30" 10 1/2" 18 DNP 28" 109" DNP DNP DNP
D'Onta Foreman Texas 6'0 233 31 3/8" 10 1/8" 18 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Leonard Fournette LSU 6'0 240 31 5/8" 9 1/4" DNP 4.51 28.5" DNP DNP DNP DNP
Wayne Gallman Clemson 6'0 215 32 5/8" 9 1/8" 21 4.6 29.5" 120" 7.17 4.28 DNP
De'Angelo Henderson Coastal Carolina 5'7 208 29" 9 1/2" 20 4.48 34" 120" DNP DNP DNP
Brian Hill Wyoming 5'7 219 31 3/8" 8 7/8" 15 4.54 34" 125" 7.03 4.32 11.29
Elijah Hood North Carolina 6'0 232 30 3/8" 9 3/8" 18 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Kareem Hunt Toledo 5'10 216 31 3/8" 9 5/8" 18 4.62 36.5" 119" DNP DNP DNP
Aaron Jones UTEP 5'9 208 32 1/2" 9 1/2" 16 4.56 37.5" 127" 6.82 4.20 11.53
Alvin Kamara Tennessee 5'10 214 32 3/4" 9 1/4" 15 4.56 39.5" 131" DNP DNP DNP
T.J. Logan North Carolina 5'9 196 32" 9" 17 4.37 33.5" 121" DNP DNP DNP
Marlon Mack South Florida 5'11 213 32" 9" 15 4.5 35.5" 125" DNP DNP DNP
Christian McCaffrey Stanford 5'11 202 30" 9" 10 4.48 37.5" 121" 6.57 4.22 11.03
Elijah McGuire Louisiana-Lafayette 5'10 214 31" 9" 15 4.53 36" 120" 7.26 4.56 11.78
Jeremy McNichols Boise St. 5'9 214 31 1/2" 10" DNP 4.49 35.5" 121" 6.93 4.28 DNP
Dare Ogunbowale Wisconsin 5'11 213 31 3/8" 9 1/8" 14 4.65 35" 120" 6.99 4.34 DNP
Samaje Perine Oklahoma 5'11 233 30 3/8" 10" 30 4.65 33" 116" 7.26 4.37 11.71
Donnel Pumphrey San Diego St. 5'8 176 29" 8 1/2" 5 4.48 33.5" 117" DNP DNP DNP
Devine Redding Indiana 5'8 205 29 1/4" 9 5/8" 16 4.76 30.5" 116" 7.18 4.46 12.03
Sam Rogers Virginia Tech 5'10 231 30 1/4" 9 3/4" 19 4.93 32" 114" 7.27 4.34 11.84
Rushel Shell West Virginia 5'10 227 30" 9 5/8" 21 4.74 32.5" DNP DNP DNP DNP
De'Veon Smith Michigan 5'11 223 29 1/2" 9" 22 DNP 29" 108" 7.30 4.56 11.75
Freddie Stevenson Florida St. 6'0 234 32 3/4" 9 5/8" 24 4.75 28" 111" 7.65 4.45 DNP
Jahad Thomas Temple 5'10 190 30 1/8" 9" 11 4.62 32" 116" DNP DNP DNP
Jamaal Williams BYU 6'0 212 31 1/4" 10" DNP 4.59 30" 123" 6.86 4.18 DNP
Joe Williams Utah 5'11 210 30 3/4" 9 3/8" 14 4.41 35" 125" 7.25 4.53 DNP
Stanley Williams Kentucky 5'7 190 30" 8 5/8" 18 4.51 36" 121" 7.19 4.19 DNP

Comments

James Connor's a lot shorter than I thought he'd be.

And Dalvin Cook's hands are quite small

Brian Hill is 6' 1", not 5' 7".

You guys should add a scroll bar at the top

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