Georgia pass rusher Nolan Smith (scouting report) was one of the biggest winners of the 2023 NFL Scouting Combine, running a 4.39 40-yard dash and posting a 41.5-inch vertical and 10-foot, 8-inch broad jump. It solidified his status as one of the best overall athletes in the 2023 NFL Draft. He is smaller than most edge rushers at 6-foot-2, 238 pounds, but Mike Zimmer and Marvin Lewis make a case that Smith’s true home as a linebacker may be on the inside, and he could be a force lining up over the middle and running the occasional blitz.
2023 NFL Draft: Ranking 11 Biggest Freak Athletes at This Year’s Combine
Every year, the NFL Combine produces “freaky” athletic testing numbers. This year’s combine produced impressive performances in almost every workout. The offensive line record for the vertical jump was broken, one player ran in the 4.2s during the 40-yard dash and one large tight end dominated the short shuttle. There were also standouts at important […]
Nolan Smith Gives ‘Freaky’ Performance at NFL Combine
Uchenna Nwosu says Georgia pass rusher Nolan Smith’s (scouting report) combine performance likely had NFL scouts’ mouths watering.
2023 NFL Combine: 7 Biggest Takeaways From DL, LB Workouts
INDIANAPOLIS — After the first day of measurements and on-field workouts, here are some of the biggest takeaways from Thursday at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis: What We Learned on Day 1 Scouts Takes: Biggest Winners and Losers NFL Combine Measurements for DL, LB USC’s Tuli Tuipulotu Shows He’s No Lightweight Rick Spielman’s Day 1 […]
2023 NFL Combine: Biggest Winners, Losers From DL, LB Workouts
Georgia edge rusher Nolan Smith stole the show on Day 1 at the NFL Scouting Combine, but he wasn’t the only big winner from Thursday’s workouts for linebackers and defensive linemen. Here is a rundown from our scouting department of the best and most disappointing showings on Day 1. What We Learned on Day 1 […]
Top 2023 NFL Draft Prospects to Watch in College Football Playoff
The College Football Playoff begins Saturday with four premier teams and some of the best players in the country participating — players we could see dominating on Sundays as soon as next year. NFL teams have regularly used these matchups for player evaluations. They all want to know: who is showing up on the biggest […]