2011 NFL Combine Results: Quarterbacks

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Quarterbacks took the field on Day Two of testing at the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The lights shined brightest on Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton from Auburn, who lived up to his advance billing with a strong showing. First-round prospect Jake Locker [pictured above] helped his cause by displaying excellent athletic abilities, finishing as a top performer in each of the events within his position group.

Average Top Performer Height: 6'3" Average Top Performer Weight: 226 lbs.

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Quarterbacks took the field on Day Two of testing at the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The lights shined brightest on Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton from Auburn, who lived up to his advance billing with a strong showing. First-round prospect Jake Locker [pictured above] helped his cause by displaying excellent athletic abilities, finishing as a top performer in each of the events within his position group.

Average Top Performer Height: 6'3"
Average Top Performer Weight: 226 lbs.

Below are results of the top 10 quarterback performers in each Combine test:

 

Quarterbacks

40-Yard Dash

Player

Time [sec.]

Tyrod Taylor 

Virginia Tech

4.51

Colin Kaepernick 

Nevada

4.53

Cam Newton 

Auburn

4.59

Jake Locker 

Washington

4.59

Blaine Gabbert 

Missouri

4.62

Josh Portis 

California [Pa.]

4.62

Christian Ponder 

Florida State

4.65

Jerrod Johnson 

Texas A&M

4.8

Jeff Van Camp 

Florida Atlantic

4.84

Pat Devlin 

Delaware

4.86

Position Average

4.66

 

Vertical Jump

Player Height [inches]
Josh Portis 

California [Pa.]

40

Tyrod Taylor 

Virginia Tech

37.5

Cam Newton 

Auburn

35

Jake Locker 

Washington

35

Christian Ponder 

Florida State

34

Blaine Gabbert 

Missouri

33.5

Pat Devlin 

Delaware

33

Greg McElroy 

Alabama

33

Colin Kaepernick 

Nevada

32.5

Ricky Stanzi 

Iowa

32.5

Position Average

34.5

 

Broad Jump

Player

Length [feet]

Cam Newton 

Auburn

10'6"

Josh Portis 

California [Pa.]

10'6"

Tyrod Taylor 

Virginia Tech

10'6"

Blaine Gabbert 

Missouri

10

Jake Locker 

Washington

10

Jerrod Johnson 

Texas A&M

9'11"

Pat Devlin 

Delaware

9'8"

Christian Ponder 

Florida State

9'8"

Scott Tolzien 

Wisconsin

9'8"

Colin Kaepernick 

Nevada

9'7"

Position Average

10"

 

Three-Cone Drill

Player

Time [sec.]

Jake Locker 

Washington

6.77

Tyrod Taylor 

Virginia Tech

6.78

Ryan Colburn 

Fresno State

6.84

Blaine Gabbert 

Missouri

6.84

Josh Portis 

California [Pa.]

6.84

Scott Tolzien 

Wisconsin

6.84

Colin Kaepernick 

Nevada

6.85

Christian Ponder 

Florida State

6.85

Scott Van Camp 

Florida Atlantic

6.87

Cam Newton 

Auburn

6.92

Position Average

6.84

 

20-Yard Shuttle

Player

Time [sec.]

Christian Ponder 

Florida State

4.09

Tyrod Taylor 

Virginia Tech

4.09

Jake Locker 

Washington

4.12

Josh Portis 

California [Pa.]

4.12

Scott Tolzien 

Wisconsin

4.12

T.J. Yates 

North Carolina

4.12

Scott Van Camp 

Florida Atlantic

4.16

Colin Kaepernick 

Nevada

4.18

Cam Newton 

Auburn

4.18

Blaine Gabbert 

Missouri

4.26

Position Average

4.14

Source:  NFL.com


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Topics: FOOTBALL | QUARTERBACK | HEISMAN TROPHY | VIRGINIA TECH