At first glance Vernon Gholston was a “can’t miss” Top 10. The New York Jets would use his incredible athletic skills to convert to a 3-4 OLB taking him with the 6th overall pick. As a DE Gholston EPA’d in all 6 events at the NFL Combine. He blistered the 40 yard dash and easily exceeded peer average in the other 5.
As a LB he excelled as well, though fell short in the #2 correlating statistic to NFL success at the position, 20 Shuttle. Gholston also tested marginal to below on the HRT in areas of Dedication, Focus, Receptivity to Coaching and Mental Quickness – a prerequisite for a position change I would think.
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Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III continues to impress at the NFL Scouting Combine, clocking an unofficial 40-yard dash time of 4.38 seconds Sunday morning at Lucas Oil Stadium.
That time marks a Combine record for quarterbacks. Griffin clocked a 4.41 second dash in his first attempt, and then came back and did even better in his second attempt.
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