2011 NFL Combine Results: Defensive Backs

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All eyes were on the defensive back group on the fourth and final day of testing at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. The group was headlined by two impact corners in Patrick Peterson [LSU] and Prince Amukamara [Nebraska], both of whom could be off the board within the first 10 picks of the NFL Draft. Jimmy Smith [pictured above], a fast-rising prospect out of Colorado, proved worthy of a first-round grade by checking in with a solid all-around performance.

Average DB Height: 6'0" Average DB Weight: 206 lbs.

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All eyes were on the defensive back group on the fourth and final day of testing at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. The group was headlined by two impact corners in Patrick Peterson [LSU] and Prince Amukamara [Nebraska], both of whom could be off the board within the first 10 picks of the NFL Draft. Jimmy Smith [pictured above], a fast-rising prospect out of Colorado, proved worthy of a first-round grade by checking in with a solid all-around performance.

Average DB Height: 6'0"
Average DB Weight: 206 lbs.

 

40-Yard Dash

Player

Time [sec.]

Demarcus Van Dyke 

Miami

4.28

Patrick Peterson 

LSU

4.34

Chimdi Chekwa 

Ohio State

4.40

Chris Culliver 

South Carolina

4.40

Prince Amukamara 

Nebraska

4.43

Joe Lefeged 

Rutgers

4.43

Ras-I Dowling 

Virginia

4.46

Curtis Marsh 

Utah State

4.46

Byron Maxwell 

Clemson

4.46

Jimmy Smith 

Colorado

4.46

Shareece Wright 

USC

4.46

Position Average

4.42

 

225-Bench Press

Player

Reps

Da'Norris Searcy 

North Carolina

27

Marcus Gilchrist 

Clemson

26

Jalil Brown 

Colorado

24

Shiloh Keo 

Idaho

24

Byron Maxwell 

Clemson

24

David Sims 

Iowa State

24

Jimmy Smith 

Colorado

24

Quinton Carter 

Oklahoma

23

Buster Skrine 

Tennessee-Chattanooga

20

Ras-I Dowling 

Virginia

19

Jermele Hines 

Ohio State

19

Brandon Hogan 

West Virginia

19

Position Average

23

 

Vertical Jump

Player

Reps

Curtis Brown 

Texas

39.5

Chris Culliver 

South Carolina

38.5

Marcus Gilchrist 

Clemson

38.5

Josh Thomas 

Buffalo

38.5

Prince Amukamara 

Nebraska

38

Patrick Peterson 

LSU

38

Richard Sherman 

Stanford

38

Curtis Marsh 

Utah State

37.5

David Sims 

Iowa State

37.5

Aaron Williams 

Texas

37.5

Position Average

38

 

Broad Jump

Player

Length [feet]

Cortez Allen 

Citadel

10'9"

Prince Amukamara 

Nebraska

10'8"

Curtis Brown 

Texas

10'8"

Chris Conte 

Cal

10'7"

Aaron Williams 

Texas

10'7"

Chimdi Chekwa 

Ohio State

10'6"

Patrick Peterson 

LSU

10'6"

Josh Thomas 

Buffalo

10'6"

Richard Sherman 

Stanford

10'5"

Byron Maxwell 

Clemson

10'4"

Position Average

10'7"

 

Three-Cone Drill

Player

Time [sec.]

Buster Skrine 

Tennessee-Chattanooga

6.44

Chykie Brown 

Texas

6.50

Shiloh Keo 

Idaho

6.55

Patrick Peterson 

LSU

6.58

Curtis Brown 

Texas

6.59

Davon House 

New Mexico State

6.65

Brandyn Thompson 

Boise State

6.66

Rashad Carmichael 

Virginia Tech

6.69

Aaron Williams 

Texas

6.72

Eric Hagg 

Nebraska

6.73

Position Average

6.61

 

20-Yard Shuttle

Player

Time [sec.]

Shiloh Keo 

Idaho

3.90

Buster Skrine 

Tennessee-Chattanooga

3.90

Chykie Brown 

Texas

4.0

Curtis Brown 

Texas

4.0

Cortez Allen 

Citadel

4.01

Rashad Carmichael 

Virginia Tech

4.06

Quinton Carter 

Oklahoma

4.06

Jimmy Smith 

Colorado

4.06

Brandon Burton 

Utah

4.07

Curtis Marsh 

Utah State

4.07

Patrick Peterson 

LSU

4.07

Aaron Williams 

Texas

4.07

Position Average

4.42

 

60-Yard Shuttle

Player

Time [sec.]

Buster Skrine 

Tennessee-Chattanooga

10.75

Cortez Allen 

Citadel

10.87

Curtis Brown 

Texas

11.0

Patrick Peterson 

LSU

11.01

Davon House 

New Mexico State

11.07

Chykie Brown 

Texas

11.09

Brandyn Thompson 

Boise State

11.13

Da'Norris Searcy 

North Carolina

11.18

Marcus Gilchrist 

Clemson

11.19

Shiloh Keo 

Idaho

11.19

Position Average

11.05

 

Source:  NFL.com
Photo:  German Alegria


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