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2018 NFL Combine: Notable OL & RB measurements

These players passed or failed their first test at the combine

The first few days of the NFL Combine involve medical checks and taking the measurements of each prospect. Wednesday, it was the offensive linemen and running backs that had to be measured. Below are those prospects whose size stood out in a positive way and those who should’ve stuck to eating their Wheaties. I will continually update this article as more player measurements are available. All measurements are from NDT Scouting.

One up

Geron Christian, offensive tackle, Louisville

Well-thought-of coming into the 2017 season, Christian was a victim of Louisville’s disappointing year. The combine will provide him an opportunity to rehabilitate his draft stock. Despite weighing in at less than 300 pounds, his 10-inch hand size and 35-inch arm length should be enough to make scouts buzz. Christian is a former basketball player, so he clearly has some athleticism. I’d expect him to test very well in the coming days.

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Connor Williams, offensive tackle, Texas

Although Williams’ game isn’t dependent upon overwhelming length, measuring in with 33 inch arms and only a 77 7/8-inch wingspan, which is less than some guards, won’t help his draft stock. NFL scouts and front office members prefer long, lanky tackles, so Williams may be considered an interior offensive lineman by more than a few teams. Don’t be surprised if he falls in the draft due to that.

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Jaryd Jones-Smith, offensive tackle, Pittsburgh

Scouts talk about players having “length for days.” Jones-Smith has length for weeks. Notwithstanding his lack of athleticism, with 36 4/8-inch arms and an absolutely massive 88 4/8-inch wing span, teams could see him as a valuable developmental prospect worth taking in the draft’s middle rounds.

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Akrum Wadley, running back, Iowa

After a poor Senior Bowl, it was imperative that Wadley come out and perform at the combine. Measuring in at 194 pounds with small, 8-inch hands, the running back from Iowa fell at his first hurdle. Those tiny hands help explain why Wadley struggled with fumbling problems throughout his college career.

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Derrius Guice, running back, LSU

A candidate to be the second running back off the board, Guice measured in at a svelte 224 pounds, which will allow him to demonstrate his explosive qualities in the on-the-field portion of the combine. It will also allay any concerns that he would attempt to become more of a bruising tailback by putting on added muscle.

Offensive Line Measurements

Player Name School Position Height Weight Arm Hand
Player Name School Position Height Weight Arm Hand
Allen, Brian Michigan State OL
Bright, David Stanford OL
Brown, Orlando Oklahoma OL 6077 345 35 9 3/4
Cappa, Alex Humboldt State OL 6056 305 32 5/8 9 1/4
Christian, Geron Louisville OL 6051 298 35 10 3/4
Clapp, Will Louisiana State OL
Cole, Mason Michigan OL
Corbett, Austin Nevada OL 6043 306 33 1/8 10 1/2
Crosby, Tyrell Oregon OL 6045 309 32 1/4 10 3/4
Daniels, James Iowa OL 6033 306 33 3/4 9 1/2
Demby, Jamil Maine OL
Gates, Nick Nebraska OL
Gossett, Colby Appalachian State OL
Harrison, Desmond West Georgia OL 6060 292 34 10 3/8
Hearn, Taylor Clemson OL
Hernandez, Will UTEP OL 6023 327 32 9 7/8
Jones, Jamarco Ohio State OL 6040 299 35 1/8 9 1/2
Jones, Sam Arizona State OL
Jones-Smith, Jaryd Pittsburgh OL 6064 317 36 1/4 10
Leonard, Rick Florida State OL
Madison, Cole Washington State OL
Malone, K.J. Louisiana State OL
McDermott, K.C. Miami (FL) OL
McGlinchey, Mike Notre Dame OL 6077 309 34 10
Miller, Kolton UCLA OL 6085 309 34 10 3/4
Nelson, Quenton Notre Dame OL 6050 325 33 3/4 10 3/8
Noteboom, Joe Texas Christian OL 6050 309 34 3/8 9 5/8
Okorafor, Chukwuma Western Michigan OL 6060 320 34 1/2 10 1/4
O'Neill, Brian Pittsburgh OL 6067 297 34 9 3/8
Parker, Brandon North Carolina A&T OL
Parris, Timon Stony Brook OL
Phillips, Skyler Idaho State OL
Price, Billy Ohio State OL 6036 305 32 9 3/4
Quessenberry, Scott UCLA OL
Ragnow, Frank Arkansas OL 6051 312 33 1/8 9 3/8
Rankin, Martinas Mississippi State OL 6043 308 33 3/4 10 1/8
Richardson, Will North Carolina State OL 6055 306 35 1/4 9 7/8
Senat, Greg Wagner OL
Shelton, Coleman Washington OL
Smith, Braden Auburn OL 6062 315 32 1/4 9 3/8
Taylor, Rod Mississippi OL
Teller, Wyatt Virginia Tech OL
Toth, Brett Army OL
Uhatafe, Leka Utah OL
Weathersby, Toby Louisiana State OL 6043 317 33 1/4 10 1/4
Welsh, Sean Iowa OL
Williams, Connor Texas OL 6051 296 33 10 1/2
Wynn, Isaiah Georgia OL 6023 313 33 3/8 8 1/2

Running back measurements

Player Name School Position Height Weight Arm Hand
Player Name School Position Height Weight Arm Hand
Adams, Josh Notre Dame RB 6015 213 33 3/4 9 1/4
Ballage, Kalen Arizona State RB 6014 228 32 3/4 9 1/2
Barkley, Saquon Penn State RB 6000 233 31 3/8 9 1/2
Bawden, Nick San Diego State RB
Chubb, Nick Georgia RB 5107 227 32 9 5/8
Coleman, Lavon Washington RB
Crawford, Justin West Virginia RB
Edmonds, Chase Fordham RB 5091 205 31 1/8 9
Ernsberger, Donnie Western Michigan RB
Flowers, Dimitri Oklahoma RB 6017 248 30 3/4 9 1/4
Franklin, Jarvion Western Michigan RB
Freeman, Royce Oregon RB 5114 229 32 9 1/2
Guice, Derrius Louisiana State RB 5104 224 30 3/4 9
Hicks, Kyle Texas Christian RB
Hines, Nyheim North Carolina State RB 5083 198 30 3/4 8 7/8
Jackson, Justin Northwestern RB
Johnson, Kerryon Auburn RB 5114 213 32 1/2 9 3/4
Jones, Ronald Southern California RB 5110 205 31 8 3/4
Kelly, John Tennessee RB 5097 216 31 3/8 9 3/8
Michel, Sony Georgia RB 5105 214 31 1/4 9 1/8
Nall, Ryan Oregon State RB 6021 232 31 1/2 10
Penny, Rashaad San Diego State RB 5110 220 31 1/4 9 1/4
Pettway, Kamryn Auburn RB
Richard, Demario Arizona State RB 5086 218 28 3/4 9 1/4
Scarbrough, Bo Alabama RB 6013 228 33 1/2 10
Thomas, Roc Jacksonville State (AL) RB 5101 198 31 5/8 9 1/7
Wadley, Akrum Iowa RB 5097 194 29 1/2 8 1/4
Walton, Mark Miami (FL) RB 5095 202 30 9 1/4
Warren, Chris Texas RB
Wilkins, Jordan Mississippi RB 6005 216 30 1/8 9 3/8
Williams, Darrel Louisiana State RB
Wilson, Jeff North Texas RB