2011 NFL Combine Results: Defensive Lineman

March 1, 2011

The 2011 NFL defensive lineman class is replete with talented and athletic pass rushers—like top draft contenders Da’Quan Bowers [pictured above], Nick Fairley and Marcell Dareus. Below are the results of the top 10 defensive line performers for each Combine test—40-Yard Dash, 225-Bench Press, Vertical Jump, Broad Jump, Three-Cone Drill, 20-Yard Shuttle and 60-Yard Shuttle—at the 2011 NFL Combine held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

Average Top Performer Height: 6’3”
Average Top Performer Weight: 278 lbs.

 

40-Yard Dash

Player Time [sec.]
Dontay Moch 

Nevada

4.44
Chris Carter 

Fresno State

4.62
Sam Acho 

Texas

4.68
Brooks Reed 

Arizona

4.68
Jabaal Sheard 

Pittsburgh

4.69
Robert Quinn 

North Carolina

4.70
Ugo Chinasa 

Oklahoma State

4.71
Ryan Kerrigan 

Purdue

4.71
Allen Bailey 

Miami

4.77
Cameron Jordan 

California

4.78
Aldon Smith 

Missouri

4.78 

 

Position Average 4.69

 

225-Bench Test

Player Reps
Stephen Paea 

Oregon State

49
Marvin Austin 

North Carolina

38
Bruce Miller 

Central Florida

35
Adrian Taylor 

Oklahoma

34
J.J. Watt 

Wisconsin

34
Ryan Kerrigan 

Purdue

31
Drake Nevis 

LSU

31
Phil Taylor 

Baylor

31
Ian Williams 

Notre Dame

31
Sione Fua 

Stanford

30
Chris Neild 

West Virginia

30
Brooks Reed 

Arizona

30
D’Aundre Reed 

Arizona

30
Position Average 33

 

Vertical Jump

Player Height [inches]
Dontay Moch 

Nevada

42.0
J.J. Watt 

Wisconsin

37.0
Allen Bailey 

Miami

36.5
Chris Carter 

Fresno State

36.0
D’Aundre Reed 

Arizona

35.5
Cheta Ozougwu 

Rice

34.5
Robert Quinn 

North Carolina

34.0
Aldon Smith 

Missouri

34.0
Sam Acho 

Texas

33.5
Ryan Kerrigan 

Purdue

33.5
Position Average 35.5

 

Broad Jump

Player Length [feet]
Dontay Moch 

Nevada

10’8”
Ryan Kerrigan 

Purdue

10’2”
J.J. Watt 

Wisconsin

10’0”
Cheta Ozougwu 

Rice

9’11”
D’Aundre Reed 

Arizona

9’11”
Aldon Smith 

Missouri

9’10”
Allen Bailey 

Miami

9’9”
Ugo Chinasa 

Oklahoma State

9’9”
Cameron Jordan 

California

9’9”
Markus White 

Florida State

9’9” 

 

Position Average 9’11”

 

Three-Cone Drill

Player Time [sec.]
Sam Acho 

Texas

6.69
Chris Carter 

Fresno State

6.88
J.J. Watt 

Wisconsin

6.88
Ryan Winterswyk 

Boise State

7.01
Bruce Miller 

Central Florida

7.05
Cheta Ozougwu 

Rice

7.06
Brandon Bair 

Oregon

7.07
Ugo Chinasa 

Orklahoma State

7.07
Cameron Jordan 

California

7.07
Dontay Moch 

Nevada

7.09
Position Average 6.99

 

20-Yard Shuttle

Player Time [sec.]
Adrian Clayborn 

Iowa

4.13
J.J. Watt 

Wisconsin

4.21
Brooks Reed 

Arizona

4.28
Cheta Ozougwu 

Rice

4.31
Sam Acho 

Texas

4.32
Ricky Elmore 

Arizona

4.32
D’Aundre Reed 

Arizona

4.32
Chris Carter 

Fresno State

4.34
Bruce Miller 

Central Florida

4.34
Brandon Bair 

Oregon

4.37
Demarcus Dobbs 

Georgia

4.37
Cameron Jordan 

California

4.37
Cliff Matthews 

South Carolina

4.37
Ryan Winterswyk 

Boise State

4.37
Position Average 4.32

 

Source:  NFL.com
Photo:  German Alegria

Andy Haley
- Andy Haley is the Performance Director at STACK. A certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), he received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Miami...
Andy Haley
- Andy Haley is the Performance Director at STACK. A certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), he received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Miami...
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